Tag: HDD

Seagate SSHD 1TB Hard Drive ST1000LM014

Seagate SSHD 1TB Hard Drive ST1000LM014 Today, I had got a new 2.5″ SSHD to replace my existing portable time machine hard drive (Buffalo Mini-Station) , as the existing hard drive is already full. I didn’t actually buy a new portable HDD with an enclosure, instead I bought bare drive itself so that I can …

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Ubuntu HDD health check (S.M.A.R.T.)

Ubuntu HDD health check (S.M.A.R.T.) Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (S.M.A.R.T.) is built into most modern ATA and SCSI hard disks. To use SMART to check your disk, install the smartmontools package. To all information provided by SMART on /dev/sda, run sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda To run a selftest on /dev/sda, run sudo smartctl …

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