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smartctl

View a disk's SMART data and other information. More information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T..

  • View SMART health summary:

sudo smartctl --health {{/dev/sdX}}

  • View device information:

sudo smartctl --info {{/dev/sdX}}

  • Begin a short self-test:

sudo smartctl --test short {{/dev/sdX}}

  • View current/last self-test status and other SMART capabilities:

sudo smartctl --capabilities {{/dev/sdX}}

  • View SMART self-test log (if supported):

sudo smartctl --log selftest {{/dev/sdX}}