How severe is IDNF errors in SMART log?

Playnet playnet at
Tue Apr 4 11:49:01 UTC 2006

Hello Norberto,

Monday, April 3, 2006, 7:11:24 PM, you wrote:

NM> I have a laptop with a 100GB Hitachi SATA drive. the SMART log shows
NM> the errors below (via 'sudo smartctl -a /dev/ad0' ). How badly damaged
NM> is the disk?
Do not remap disk, if you can change this disk. Try replace by
If not, you need low-level format (with Hitachi tool) and check cables
and controller.
OR you need full backup and monitoring SMART two weeks every day.
IDNF is a hard-bad what you can remap with Hitachi tool.

Best regards,
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