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Smartctl vs zpool

I have a 4 drive zfs raid. The zpool shows 12 read errors on a drive, but I ran smart scan (long, took about 6 hours) and that reported the drive as being ok. Does the drive need replacing or is there ...
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Was my HDD with failed SMART really repaired?

In brief: I want to know if an HDD with failed SMART can be repaired by any means, and if so, is it still reliable enough. In details: I have a 4 years old 1TB Western Digital HDD (WD10JPVX-08JC3T6) ...
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How to interpret weird smartctl results for old SSD health test?

I am trying to find out if I can still trust the original 500GB SSD in my 2012 Macbook Air (APPLE SSD SM512E), running Ubuntu 20.04. smartctl -t long /dev/sda "passes" with no errors logged. ...
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Check Raid 1 synchronization between 2 disks

On my Dell Power Edge server, I have 2 Western Digital disks in Raid 1, everytime I check the Raid state from the BIOS I can see that disk 0 is in sync state with a progress of 0%, I have a monitoring ...
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Identify a drive mounted as a folder using smartctl for Windows

I'm trying to spin down hard drives from the command line in Windows 10. If I have a drive represented by a drive letter, this is easy to achieve using SmartMonTools. I can enter: smartctl.exe -s ...
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I ran smartctl to see my hard disk health and I got this much error should I need to be worry?

I ran smartctl to see my hard disk health andI got this log for a 2TB hard disk. Is having this much error normal thing ?
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How to interpret Samsung SSD Wear_Leveling_Count over 100?

I have Samsung 840 Pro SSD which is working for a while for a MySQL database server. I felt it has become slow recently, so I tested it with smartctl: #smartctl -a /dev/sda smartctl 6.4 2014-10-07 ...
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Getting message - Read NVMe Identify Controller failed: NVME_IOCTL_ADMIN_CMD: Bad address - when using smartctl command

I am trying to check certain specifications of a hard drive on a computer with no operating system installed. I am using a Knoppix bootable disk (v8.6.1) to run a bash script with the line smartctl -...