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Re: SMART - Please shut up!!





--- On Tue, 6/9/09, David <dgboles comcast net> wrote:

> From: David <dgboles comcast net>
> Subject: Re: SMART - Please shut up!!
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 2:03 PM
> On 6/9/2009 3:23 PM, Andrew Jamison
> wrote:
> > Ok i understand the reasoning behind displaying when
> drives are failing
> > using SMART but for the love of all that is holy is
> there a shut up
> > button somewhere? I knew the first 40 times that it
> told me my drive was
> > failing i do not need a reminder every time i login
> how do i disable
> > this notification.
> 
> 
> If it was *me* I would replace the harddrive. That would do
> two things.
> It solves the major problem, the dying HD, and also
> eliminates the dying
> HD warning.  :-)
> 
> Or you can turn this dying HD warning off in the computers
> BIOS. That's
> where mine is set yo on. That will turn off the warning so
> that one day
> it will just die a peaceful surprise death. Taking your
> data with it.
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> 
>   David
> 
> -- 

What if this notification is false?

I got the notifications in three of four machines.  Most of them new hardrives. Something is wrong with that program. I filed a bug against it.  

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=498115

There is also another upstream bug against it.  So I am not the only one that does not agree with it.  

If the hard drive dies, I use a livecd.  They will not shut me down :)
Then I replace the hard drive when I have a chance. 

Regards,

Antonio 


      


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