How do I read SMART Attributes.. Tags: Hardware Storage IBM Last response: January 8, 2005 11:56 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage January 8, 2005 11:56:43 PM Archived from groups: comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage (More info?) How do I read SMART Attributes.. Yes I am very very confused when they make statements that Smaller means that its going to fail Can some one explain what the 3 readings mean & the RAW one,... Not all articles that I have found name the 3 attributes the same.. Thanks More about : read smart attributes Anonymous a b G Storage January 8, 2005 11:56:44 PM Archived from groups: comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage (More info?) Previously firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > How do I read SMART Attributes.. Use the free and very good smartmontools: http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/ > Yes I am very very confused when they make statements that Smaller > means that its going to fail Which is comletely wrong, of course, unlss you are talking about raw, uninterpreted values. But nobody can read these direcly anyway. > Can some one explain what the 3 readings mean & the RAW one,... Which ones? Maybe post the compete output from 'smartctl -a /dev/hda' (assuming it is the first disk) here? > Not all articles that I have found name the 3 attributes the same.. > Thanks Arno -- For email address: lastname AT tik DOT ee DOT ethz DOT ch GnuPG: ID:1E25338F FP:0C30 5782 9D93 F785 E79C 0296 797F 6B50 1E25 338F "The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws" - Tacitus Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs it safe to use HDDScan to read SMART Attributes of HDD Forum SCSI SMART attributes Forum I compressed attributes and there was only one partition on her system so it couldn't read the file Forum chkdsk clearing file read-only attributes Forum How do you read the pwdLastSet LDAP attribute??? Forum Read-only attributes Forum Problem setting directory read/hide attributes... Forum Windows XP changing file attributes to Read Only! Forum How to add attributes when the program wont come up Forum SolvedHelp read S.M.A.R.T. data please Forum Difficulties removing the "Read-only" attribute off of files contanied on Memorex DVD+RDL Forum How to view other attributes in Active Directory Users & C.. Forum How to view file attributes in Details view...? Forum SolvedDefrag = hard drive failure? if your handy with SMART data,please read Forum SolvedRead SMART data in RAID volume Forum Win 8 keeps Re-enabling Read Only attribute to folder Forum Solvedhow do I turn my rca tv to a smart tv Forum Solvedhow i connect my samsung smart tv with wifi in phone Forum SolvedHow to disable Smart warnings on the H8-1534 PC Forum SolvedHow to enable smart fan and change fan voltage settings? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !