How to detect hard disk failure ?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu May 15 14:14:41 PDT 2003

"Pranav A. Desai" <pdesai1 at> writes:

>    Is there a way to detect hard disk failures using either a shell script
> or C program ? So that I can take appropriate action in case of a hard
> disk failure.

You can keep watch the logs for errors accessing the disks...

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