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[ale] syslog indicating hdd problems



On Fri, 13 Apr 2007 16:36:36 -0400 Scott wrote:
SC> I was just looking through my log while trying to track down something 
SC> else and saw this:
SC> 
SC> Apr 13 16:08:14 ncc1701f smartd[2762]: Device: /dev/sda, 906 Currently 
SC> unreadable (pending) sectors
SC> Apr 13 16:08:14 ncc1701f smartd[2762]: Device: /dev/sda, 1112 Offline 
SC> uncorrectable sectors

If the data on that drive is important, run (do not walk) to the nearest store
to get a replacement drive and start backing up the drive. This isn't the sort
of thing that magically corrects it self, and it will only get worse. For
further reading, see

	http://labs.google.com/papers/disk_failures.pdf