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whats [smartcheck] hard disk error

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jolly, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. jolly

    jolly Member

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    Just got email from server.
    I checked the server but everything is working fine.
    Please let me know what is the error about.
    Thanks


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    Subject: [smartcheck] Hard Drive Failure Soon

    IMPORTANT: Do not ignore this email.
    You should backup all the data on the hard drives listed below and
    replace them as soon as possible.
    S.M.A.R.T has detected that they are not peforming
    within normal operating paramaters.
    Disk Failure soon on /dev/hdv
    Device open failed: No such file or directory

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  2. sexy_guy

    sexy_guy Well-Known Member

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    I wouldnt worry about it too much, just ignore it if you can. :D :D
     
  3. X-Istencedotcom

    X-Istencedotcom Well-Known Member

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    last time i did that on the advice of someone, the next day my server was down cause of a HD crash.
     
  4. rnh

    rnh Well-Known Member

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    have your NOC replace the hard drive, obviously, it can't get any more plain english than the error message that you posted.

    there should be a sticky thread in the forums telling people to READ THEIR ERROR MESSAGES
     
  5. rnh

    rnh Well-Known Member

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    either way follow the error message and back your stuff up
     
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