In a previous thread the answer # smartctl -a /dev/sda looks good. The problem by my side is the highly verbose output. Is possible to obtain something more human understadable, something like "hard ...
My system is Linux 64bit, my hard-disk is a 1TB WD HD, connected to my computer by USB3.0. I found some files cannot be copied, they are video files, and it seems I can play the video. I ran e2fsck ...