Re: IDE DMA corruption: Blacklist all WD?

Jamie Lokier (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 12:16:48 +0100

On Mon, Jul 27, 1998 at 10:53:42AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Linux will not be able to fix drives that fall apart, nor is it likely to
> be able to predict them.

Isn't that what S.M.A.R.T. is for, to predict when the driver will fall

-- Jamie

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