Hard Drive Burn-in Testing

By | May 18, 2020

Hard Drive Burn-in Testing

THIS TEST WILL DESTROY ANY DATA ON THE DISK SO ONLY RUN THIS ON A NEW DISK WITHOUT DATA ON IT OR BACK UP ANY DATA FIRST

1) Run a short test
# smartctl -t short /dev/sdb
2) Run a conveyance test ???
# smartctl -t conveyance /dev/sdb
3) Run a long test
# smartctl -t long /dev/sdb
4) Run badblocks
# badblocks -ws /dev/sdb

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