From: Bruce Allen <ballen@gr...> - 2004-02-12 19:44:48
> I have two Samsung SV0813H disks for which smartctl reports the
> following when running "smartctl -a <device>":
> ==> WARNING: Contact developers at
> may need -F samsung enabled.
> What should I do?
smartctl -a -F samsung
smartctl -a -F samsung2
Look at the error- and selftest logs. Only one of these should give
sensible timestamps and other output.
> Also, smartctl reports very strange values for some attributes. For
> instance, Temperature_Celsius is 262 at the moment. I can clearly see
> that the drive isn't melting, and two IBM drives in the same case are
> around 40 degrees...
add -v 194,10xCelsius to the above command lines
> I'm attaching the output of smartctl -a for one of the drives. I'd be
> glad if anyone can shed some light on this.
Run a self test with -t short, wait a few minutes for it to complete, then
try the different combinations above. When you've settled on the correct
combination, see the FAQ entry on 'adding the drive to the database' and
send an email to smartmontools-database with the smartctl -a [other