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[Discuss] Unable to partition a new drive = death?

Yes. Good idea
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Doug <sweetser at> wrote:

I ran the smartctl commands that Jerry Natowitz suggested using the
Linux box (no enclosure). Time to get a RMA.

~ 8% sudo smartctl -l selftest /dev/sdc
[sudo] password for doug:
smartctl 5.40 2010-07-12 r3124 [x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu] (local build)
Copyright (C) 2002-10 by Bruce Allen,

SMART Self-test log structure revision number 1
Num Test_Description Status Remaining
LifeTime(hours) LBA_of_first_error
# 1 Short offline Completed: read failure 90% 94

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