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 Post subject: Could be SMART-er?
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2004 12:53 am 

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Location: Tulsa, OK
OK... I just set up a NASLite server using an old IBM and some hard drives cannibalized off of various machines. Right now I only have two drives. One of them has SMART built in, and reports as healthy in the NASLite server HTML pages. The other disk reports no on-board SMART. But I'm still getting the three-high, three-low beeps that are supposed to signify a SMART failure! From the non-SMART Disk-1:

Device Model:     IBM-DJAA-31700                         
Serial Number:    1P05P126280
Firmware Version: P0IRA73A
ATA Version is:   1
ATA Standard is:  Unrecognized. Minor revision code: 0x00
SMART is only available in ATA Version 3 Revision 3 or greater.
We will try to proceed in spite of this.
SMART support is: Unavailable - device lacks SMART capability.
A mandatory SMART command has failed: exiting. To continue, turn on the -P option

From the SMART Disk-2:

Device Model:     ST32520A                               
Serial Number:    FT175250
Firmware Version: 05.05.02
ATA Version is:   4
ATA Standard is:  ATA/ATAPI-4 X3T13 1153D revision 6
SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
SMART support is: Enabled

SMART overall-health self-assessment test result: PASSED

General SMART Values:
Off-line data collection status: (0x00)   Offline data collection activity was
               never started.
Total time to complete off-line
data collection:        (   0) seconds.
Offline data collection
capabilities:           (0x00)    Off-line data collection not supported.
SMART capabilities:            (0x0001)   Saves SMART data before entering
               power-saving mode.
Error logging capability:        (0x00)   Error logging NOT supported.

SMART Attributes Data Structure revision number: 5
Vendor Specific SMART Attributes with Thresholds:
  5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct   0x0013   100   100   017    Pre-fail     -       511
  3 Spin_Up_Time            0x0007   100   100   060    Pre-fail     -       1744830464
  7 Seek_Error_Rate         0x000b   100   100   045    Pre-fail     -       0
  8 Seek_Time_Performance   0x0005   100   100   050    Pre-fail     -       18446744073709551615

Warning: device does not support Self Test Logging

Is there something I need to know that will cool it on the beeps? It's driving my wife bonkers. :o I'm wondering if my Disk-1 is firing off the beeps for some reason... is there a way to hack the floppy so that it doesn't beep any more for that drive? I don't need Chicken Little warning me about the sky every five minutes, but a warning if Drive-2 decides to flake out might be nice.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2004 7:15 am 

Joined: Wed Sep 15, 2004 11:37 pm
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I had the same problem. My understanding is that the beeping cannot be disabled through the NASLite software. So, I disconnected the speaker connected to the motherboard. Actually, the speaker is integrated into the motherboard, but thankgoodness there was a speaker jumper that I removed and eliminated the beeping. This might not be the most elegant solution, but it worked. I am interested in hearing about other ways to eliminate the beeping for non-SMART hard drives.

Alan Hood

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2004 10:05 am 

Joined: Fri Jul 16, 2004 6:25 pm
Posts: 42
Location: St. Louis
In an earlier post, Tony had promised a menu option to turn off SMART support in future versions. As of now, pulling the speaker is the only option.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:50 pm 

Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:30 pm
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I have a non-SMART capable hard drive attached and NAS-Lite doesn't beep. The only difference is, I have a SMART capable hard drive as Drive 1.

I'm assuming that if you have a SMART drive as drive 1 NAS-Lite won't beep on other drives that aren't SMART attached.

I'm using NAS-Lite FTP v1. On a P133 Dell Dimension with 48MB of RAM.

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