error message when starting smartd: FAILURE - SMART status=51 ...

Steven Samuel Cole steven.samuel.cole at
Sun Jun 22 01:31:16 UTC 2008

Uwe Laverenz schrieb:
> On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 01:38:25PM +1200, Steven Samuel Cole wrote:
>> Also, the disks are SATA300, the controller supports SATA150 only; there 
>> is a jumper on the disks that limits them to SATA150 which I removed. 
>> Could that be relevant ?
> Yes, it could be relevant. Several controllers have shown problems without
> this jumper in the past (VIA, 3ware...).
> Uwe
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Hey Uwe,

thanks for your reply :-)

I put the jumpers back in, but unfortunately, the messages persist :-(



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