9168: S.M.A.R.T. Attribute: Wear Leveling Count

Event Codes: 
SMART+173

Attribute ID: 173 (0xAD)

Description

Wear Leveling Count S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates the worst case erase count.

Recommendations

This parameter is considered informational by the most hardware vendors. Although degradation of this parameter can be an indicator of drive aging and/or potential electromechanical problems, it does not directly indicate imminent drive failure. Regular backup is recommended. Pay closer attention to other parameters and overall drive health.

More information

See also: S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring.

Operating Systems:

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