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March 20, 2006, 2:11 am
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I hope this is the best place for posting this. If it's not please
refer me to where I should go. Yesterday my netbsd kernel was yielding
weird stuff about some "uncorrectable data error" while I was compiling
the ghc. So I thought it might have something to do with my hard disk.
smarctl gives me that my hardware info is:
Device Model: BI-MJDAS2-02
Serial Number: 4 T444YZ7693
Firmware Version: SJO4CAA7
Device is: Not in smartctl database [for details use: -P showall]
ATA Versuion is: 5
ATA Standard is: ATA/ATAPI-5 T13 1321D revision 1
Local Time is: Sun Mar 19 22:56:55 2006 BRT
SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
SMART support is: Enabled
My computer is an acer laptop as specified in the following site:
So I did a smartctl -t long /dev/wd0d and it gave me the following:
# smartctl -l selftest /dev/wd0d
Num Test Description Status Remaining
# 1 Extended offline Completed: read failure 60%
The short version (smartctl -t short /dev/wd0d) completes without
I hope this is enough information for someone give me orientation on
what I should do to fix this problem or some workaround, if it's
possible. I'm actually not sure what it is, based on the information
posted here I suppose that I have some bad sectors.
PS: I'm using smartctl 5.32 compiled using pkgsrc on NetBSD 3.0.
Thank you for your attention,