[mythtv-users] OT: Linux hard drive utilities

David Rees drees76 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 04:24:02 UTC 2007

On 3/13/07, Jason McMillon <jmcmillon at gmail.com> wrote:
> While I understand nobody can predict hard drive failure, does anybody have
> any favorite Linux hard drive utilities?

Look at the output of smartctl -a <drive>

I would also run a long self-test and check back later to make sure it
completed without error (see the smartctl man page for details, but I
think it's smartctl -t long <drive>).


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