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Jason
2004-08-28, 22:53
Thanks, got the latest version, Fedora core had an older one, the new one
looks pretty robust.

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> How does smartd work?

http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/

good news, Macintosh support.

Modern harddisks report their pre-failure statistics and warnings to the
OS... smartd is a daemon that logs status messages and mails you if things
are really going south. It's always given me enough warning to get a backup,
and once I even got enough warning to replace the failing disk.
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