[smartmontools-support] Extended test doesn't catch CurrentPendingSector and OfflineUncorrectableSector errors

Carlos E. R. robin.listas at telefonica.net
Mon Jul 12 18:32:39 CEST 2021

On 12/07/2021 17.43, Dipanjan Das wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> Thanks for your detailed response.
> On Mon, 12 Jul 2021 at 04:14, Christian Franke
> <Christian.Franke at t-online.de <mailto:Christian.Franke at t-online.de>> wrote:
>     This log matches the ddrescue result. Read of (at least) LBA 3884004178
>     failed occasionally and worked again in later tests. Unfortunately the
>     disk firmware did not redirect this weak sector.
> (197) Current_Pending_Sector is set to 1 for the last few weeks. Maybe
> that sector refers to this one where the read fails intermittently? I
> have run several extended checks since this error appeared, hoping that
> it would get remapped, and (5) Reallocated_Sector_Ct will bump up.
> Unfortunately, that didn't happen. Not sure if it's because of the
> intermittent nature of the failure.

No, remapping only happens during a write.

Cheers / Saludos,

		Carlos E. R.

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