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Soft Raid5 failed, bad sectors

I have a Soft Raid 5 managed with mdadm on a ubuntu 16.04.02. 3 disks WD Red 3TB, for data only (system is on ssd). sdb, sdc and sdd Last week, after reboot, the system did not startup, after a while ...
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Problems with result in smartctl

My new external hdd started making some strange sounds when in passive mode. Decided to check it with smartctl and received this result: $ sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda1 smartctl 6.6 2016-05-31 r4324 [...
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How to check for file system consistency after power outage [duplicate]

What can I do to check if a file system (data in files and the hardware) is intact or corrupt after a computer is shutdown abruptly due to power outage? My home desktop computer was shut down by ...
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How to check/fix nvme health?

I'm running debian stable with a 2 x nvme Raid 1. Here is the hardware/hoster it's running on https://www.hetzner.com/dedicated-rootserver/ex62-nvme?country=us Almost every second day mdadm monitoring ...
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Is it possible to get S.M.A.R.T Monitoring for Debian 9 into Slack?

I've recently set Debian 9 up on a home server and I would like to run some S.M.A.R.T checks against my HDD's and then get alerted if there are any issues. Ideally I'd like the alerts to come into my ...
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smartd only send email on attribute change

I setup smartd to send me mail reports in case my disks fail. Unfortunately I am being spammed each day by the same attribute with the same (not changing) value: The following warning/error was ...
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How to display message from daemon in gnu screen message line

Let's say I've setup smartd to send out a message any time a SMART warning happens. Is there a way to put this warning into the message line of all running screen sessions?
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How to use smartctl in practice?

I was casually using smartctl to peek on my disks without really diving in. After reading a comment on Hacker News I decided to schedule daily short and weekly long tests. How to actually make good ...
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Unable to enable SMART support for external hard drive

I use my recently bought 1T Seagate Backup Plus Slim external hard disk ID 0bc2:ab24 Seagate RSS LLC (NTFS filesystem) as a backup tool. I want to run the Smartmontools software on this disk, but when ...
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Cannot enable smartctl Auto Offline Data Collection

smartctl --offlineauto=on /dev/sda [-d TYPE] will not enable Auto Offline Data Collection as reported by smartctl -c /dev/sda which shows Auto Offline data collection on/off support Auto Offline ...
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smartmontools - Is the automatic test the same as running a short test?

We're busy setting up smartmontools on our various Linux based servers and although it works, we want to streamline the process a bit. As I understand, we can enable automatic testing which should ...
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Why does ZFS not report disk as degraded?

S.M.A.R.T. has found an unrecoverable read-error on one of my disks, but zpool status lists all disks as ONLINE (I.E. not DEGRADED). Do you know why might that be? I though ZFS would know of any ...
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can we automatically wait the required time for smartmontools/smartctl?

Can we do something like this in a script (preferably zsh): smartctl -t long /dev/sda smartctl -t long /dev/sdb smartctl -t long /dev/sdc [Wait however long smartctl needs] smartctl -H /dev/sda ...