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LOG: POST Error: 1720-S.M.A.R.T. Hard Drive Detects Imminent Failure

 
Sac_3
Frequent Advisor

LOG: POST Error: 1720-S.M.A.R.T. Hard Drive Detects Imminent Failure

Experiencing following error in hplog -v

"LOG: POST Error: 1720-S.M.A.R.T. Hard Drive Detects Imminent Failure"

On Digging found that the physical drive 1 in slot 0 was showing as "Predictive Failure".
See below.

physicaldrive 1:0
SCSI Bus: 1
SCSI ID: 0
Status: Predictive Failure
Drive Type: Data Drive
Interface Type: Parallel SCSI
Transfer Mode: Ultra 320 Wide
Size: 300 GB
Transfer Speed: 320 MB/Sec
Rotational Speed: 10000
Firmware Revision: HPBA
Serial Number: J80E2E3K
Model: COMPAQ BD3008A4B6

Found that the severity of this even as AUTION in HPIMLVIEW.

Below is the hardware information


System : ProLiant DL360 G4p
Serial No. : GB8630EMJ2
ROM version : P54 02/14/2006
iLo present : Yes
Embedded NICs : 2

Processor: 0
Name : Intel Xeon
Stepping : 10
Speed : 3600 MHz
Bus : 800 MHz
Core : 1
Thread : 2
Socket : 1
Level2 Cache : 2048 KBytes
Status : Ok

Processor: 1
Name : Intel Xeon
Stepping : 10
Speed : 3600 MHz
Bus : 800 MHz
Core : 1
Thread : 2
Socket : 2
Level2 Cache : 2048 KBytes
Status : Ok

Processor total : 2

Memory installed : 8192 MBytes
ECC supported : Yes


Pls let me know if i need to replace this har disk or not. The drive is in RAID 1 currently?
2 REPLIES
Steven E. Protter
Exalted Contributor

Re: LOG: POST Error: 1720-S.M.A.R.T. Hard Drive Detects Imminent Failure

Shalom,

Yes you need to replace it. These messages are almost always accurate. Since you are raid 1 you could simply wait for it to fail, but this might impede system peformance as there is i/o to a disk that may not be able to handle it.

Best to be proactive and replace it ASAP.

SEP
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Sac_3
Frequent Advisor

Re: LOG: POST Error: 1720-S.M.A.R.T. Hard Drive Detects Imminent Failure

Thx a lot SEP!

Thanks 4 your Quick Response. Beleive me ur r so fast that when ever i have some issue, im posting here and getting a solution.

Thx a TON to HP forums as well for provding a platform to have a discussion.