SCB timed out ? what about S.M.A.R.T. ?
scottl at freebsd.org
Tue Dec 14 21:14:15 PST 2004
Alessandro de Manzano wrote:
> today in my periodic(8) output I got another one of these scary
> messages from a server of mine (always the same, a Dell Poweredge 600
> SC with FreeBSD 4.8-release).
> It's third message in a couple of weeks.
> I'm starting to worry about its health... :(
> Besides replacing the disk, what could I do in the meanwhile ?
> I'ld try tools like /usr/ports/sysutils/smartmontools but it works on
> 5.x only.
> Any suggestion for a good FreeBSD 4.x compatible SCSI SMART (S.M.A.R.T. ?)
> disk monitoring tools ?
> ANY hints is welcome! :-)
> Thanks in advance!
Very little is different in the SCSI support between FreeBSD 4.x and 5.x
that would affect smartmontools. Maybe the author of the port assumed
that all the world was ATA? Try removing the error clause from the port
makefile and see if it works.
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