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SMART Readings Just Said "Bad Sectors" for "Current Pending Sectors" for 2.5" HGST 500GB HDD 7,200RPM. Should I Look at Ordering a Replacement?
cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/75294 > I have this and a 500GB HDD 7,200RPM ST500LM21-1KJ152 in LVM RAID1 and after I added a ~15GB QCOW2 image to it it had a SMART Health Status of "24 bad sectors" even though they were "Current Pending Sectors". As seen below... > ![](https://lemmy.ml/pictrs/image/OTwddtqToj.png) > > Is it likely this HGST drive is gonna bite the dusts and I should be looking at getting another used drive off of E-Bay to replace it (I don't want to buy a new drive if I can avoids it for eco friendliness reasons)? Or it fair to assume it's will normally functions generally speaking if this is the only thing it's complaining about? > > I am also doing a extended SMART test on it right now as well. To see if there are updated results on it as well. >



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