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Authored by: j-beda on Oct 02, '10 05:49:07AM

I have had SMARTReporter kick up a warning before a drive completely bit the dust, so at least it at least occasionally does give useful information.

The Wikipedia article mentions that Google did find it to have some predictive ability in their testing.

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Authored by: petersconsult on Oct 02, '10 06:37:53AM

Sorry, i just realized that my language was a little rough...
i guess i didn't mean that it has no predictive value at all; just that, in my experience, i never relied on it as one of my 'core' troubleshooting steps/tools...

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