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is my system drive getting too hot?

On 11/08/2009 08:12 PM, Stephen Adler wrote:
> Guys,
> I spent a bunch of time setting up smartd on my system at work last week
> and now I'm getting nightly e-mails regarding my disk drives. (the
> latest one is cut and pasted into the e-mail.) notice sda, and the
> temperatures over 100. Is this something I need to worry about? The sda
> is a WD drive, while all the other drives are segate.
 > ...
>    /dev/sda :
>       Usage: Temperature_Celsius (194) changed to
>         114, 113, 114,
>    /dev/sdb :
>       Usage: Temperature_Celsius (194) changed to
>         37, 36, 35,

That does seem odd.  Perhaps WD screwed up and report Fahrehneit?  That 
would make it more in line with the other drives (though still slightly 
higher) at 45C.  You can name a field with the units, but that apparently 
doesn't always help...


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