On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 16:11 -0700, Leslie Satenstein wrote:
I would say that the hard disk did not have time to shout help to
It looks like it was the drive's electronics that failed, so yes, it'd
be pretty sudden.
No Help, I am sick and dying, Make a backup of me before I go..
Fortunately, it was backed up.
On a more serious note, is there a way to fake a hard disk failure
that smartd code would react to?
You could take a virtualized disk drive/controller and program just
about anything that you wanted into it.