[mythtv-users] Disk flogging tool suggestions?

Phil Vid phil.vid at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 12:12:07 UTC 2007

> I have an FE that has deteriorated to unusableness.
> I suspect the disk is going flaky and want to try running
> some kind of memtest-like diagnostic on it.

Turn on SMART in the bios and then use smartctl -a.
If its a seagate, theres a seatools CD you can boot from and run a full test.
hdparm -t will run some tests.
bonnie++ is another benchmark program that will help bash the drive too.


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