[dm-crypt] mistake with luksFormat

Wensday michalwenda1 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 01:03:57 CET 2017


hello

are you sure this message was hit me?

24.12.2017 03:16 "David Christensen" <dpchrist at holgerdanske.com> napisał(a):

> On 12/23/17 11:23, Michael Kjörling wrote:
>
>> On 23 Dec 2017 11:49 +0100, from aka at alphanet.ch (A. Kapetanovic):
>>
>>> 2. My HDD did repetitive noises several hours (now that has
>>> stopped), even after a reboot.
>>>
>>
>> It's hard to diagnose simply based on "repetitive noises", but unless
>> you took specific steps to do otherwise, anything done by the pv | dd
>> command should have stopped no later than when you rebooted the
>>
> ...
>
>>
>> I suggest checking the SMART data to see how the drive is reporting
>> its own health. "smartctl --attributes /dev/sdb" as root should be a
>> start. In the SMART attributes list, look closely at any attribute
>> where the "VALUE" is close to "THRESH", or where "WHEN_FAILED" says
>> anything other than "-".
>>
>> Other than that, I concur with Arno's analysis that it was likely just
>> a coincidence, possibly triggered by heavy I/O but unrelated to LUKS
>> as such.
>>
>
> Many HDD manufacturers release diagnostic tools for their products.  For
> example, Seagate "Seatools":
>
>     https://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/seatools/
>
>
> I prefer bootable CD images, but some manufacturers only offer Windows
> executables.
>
>
> I suggest that you get the tool for your HDD and run it to find out if
> your HDD is having problems.
>
>
> David
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