Thank you VOG that was very informative, much wiser now. Thank you FE, I have S M A R T installed as you suggest, didn't realize that the warning had come from there.My HD is a Seagate ST315323 U10 family 3 years old. The S M A R T readings are as follows. id_09 value_90 threshold_0 worst_90 inc-+90 Thank you Anon1,Your reply has given me the confidence to carry on.
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