S.M.A.R.T.

S.M.A.R.T.
S.M.A.R.T
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Attribute ID: 177 (0xB1)

Description

Wear Leveling Count (chip) 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.

Attribute ID: 176 (0xB0)

Description

Erase Fail Count (chip) S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of flash erase command failures.

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.

Attribute ID: 175 (0xAF)

Description

Program Fail Count (chip) S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of flash program failures.

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.

Attribute ID: 170 (0xAA)

Description

Reserved Block Count S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of reserved bad block handling.

Recommendations

Although this parameter is not considered critical by the most hardware vendors, degradation of this parameter may indicate electromechanical problems of the disk. Regular backup is recommended. If no other (critical) parameters report a problem, hardware replacement is recommended on mission critical systems only.

Attribute ID: 172 (0xAC)

Description

Erase Fail Count S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of flash erase command failures.

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.

Attribute ID: 174 (0xAE)

Description

Unexpected Power Loss S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of unexpected power loss events.

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.

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.

Attribute ID: 179 (0xB3)

Description

Used Reserved Block Count (Total) 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.

Attribute ID: 178 (0xB2)

Description

Used Reserved Block Count (Chip) S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates the number of a chip’s used reserved blocks.

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.

Attribute ID: 254 (0xFE)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu (not all models), Maxtor, Western Digital (not all models)

Description

Free Fall Protection S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of free fall events detected by the accelerometer sensor.

Attribute ID: 212 (0xD4)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu (not all models), Maxtor, Western Digital (not all models)

Description

Shock During Write S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates shock encountered during write operations.

Attribute ID: 195 (0xC3)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu (not all models), Maxtor, Western Digital (not all models)

Description

Hardware ECC Recovered S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates time between ECC-corrected errors.

Attribute ID: 205 (0xCD)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu (not all models), Maxtor, Western Digital (not all models)

Description

Thermal Asperity Rate (TAR) S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates the total number of problems caused by high temperature.

Attribute ID: 198 (0xC6)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu (not all models), Maxtor, Western Digital (not all models)

Description

Uncorrectable Sector Count S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a critical parameter and indicates the quantity of uncorrectable errors. The raw value of this attribute indicates the total number of uncorrectable errors when reading/writing a sector.

Attribute ID: 188 (0xBC)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu, Maxtor, Western Digital

Description

Command Timeout S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of aborted operations due to hard disk timeout.

Recommendations

This is a critical parameter. Degradation of this parameter may indicate serious problems with power supply or an oxidized data cable. Urgent data backup and hardware replacement is recommended.

Attribute ID: 187 (0xBB)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu, Maxtor, Western Digital, Hewlett-Packard

Description

Reported Uncorrectable Errors S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of errors that could not be recovered using hardware ECC (error-correcting code).

Attribute ID: 100 (0x64)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Maxtor

Description

Erase/Program cycles S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a Maxtor attribute.

Recommendations

This parameter is considered informational by the vendor. 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.

Attribute ID: 103 (0x67)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Maxtor

Description

Translation Table Rebuild S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a Maxtor attribute.

Recommendations

This parameter is considered informational by the vendor. 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.

Attribute ID: 101 (0x65)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Maxtor

Description

Maximum FHC S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a Maxtor attribute (Flying Height control).

Recommendations

This parameter is considered informational by the vendor. 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.

Attribute ID: 183 (0xB7)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Western Digital

Description

SATA Downshift Error Count S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a Western Digital and Samsung attribute.

Attribute ID: 186 (0xBA)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Western Digital

Description

Induced Op-Vibration Detection S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a Western Digital attribute.

Recommendations

Although this parameter is not considered critical by the most hardware vendors, degradation of this parameter may indicate electromechanical problems of the disk. Regular backup is recommended. If no other (critical) parameters report a problem, hardware replacement is recommended on mission critical systems only.

Attribute ID: 185 (0xB9)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Western Digital

Description

Head Stability S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a Western Digital attribute.

Recommendations

Although this parameter is not considered critical by the most hardware vendors, degradation of this parameter may indicate electromechanical problems of the disk. Regular backup is recommended. If no other (critical) parameters report a problem, hardware replacement is recommended on mission critical systems only.

Attribute ID: 11 (0x0B)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu, Maxtor, Western Digital

Description

Recalibration Retries S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates the number of attempts to calibrate the hard drive after the first unsuccessful try.

Attribute ID: 13 (0x0D)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu, Maxtor, Western Digital

Description

Soft Read Error Count S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates the number of uncorrected read errors reported to an operating system.

Attribute ID: 99 (0x63)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Maxtor

Description

Average FHC S.M.A.R.T. parameter is a Maxtor attribute (Flying Height control).

Recommendations

This parameter is considered informational by the vendor. 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.

Attribute ID: 6 (0x06)

Description

Read Channel Margin S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a margin of a channel while reading data. Usually manufacturers do not use this parameter.

Attribute ID: 8 (0x08)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu, Maxtor, Western Digital

Description

Seek Time Performance S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates the average performance of seek operations of the hard disk’s magnetic heads.

Attribute ID: 2 (0x02)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu, Maxtor, Western Digital

Description

Throughput Performance S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates the general throughput performance of the hard disk.

Attribute ID: 221 (0xDD)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu (not all models), Maxtor, Western Digital (not all models)

Description

G-Sense Error Rate (Shock Sense Error Rate for Hitachi) S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a number of errors resulting from shock or vibration.

Attribute ID: 231 (0xE7)

Hard drives, supporting this attribute

Samsung, Seagate, IBM (Hitachi), Fujitsu (not all models), Maxtor, Western Digital (not all models)

Description

Temperature S.M.A.R.T. parameter indicates a drive temperature.

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