Re: [Bglug] December Meeting Synopsis

2006-12-07 15:00

On Tue, 05 Dec 2006 22:28:33 -0500
Andrew Howlett wrote:

> Dan explained how to use smartctl

Handy for getting a feel of the life left in your HDD. If you've had SMART enabled all along (likely via BIOS), then the following will print off it's current status:
smartctl -a /dev/hda

Check the examples in the smartctl manpage for more.

Dan
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