Here is a small binary tool developed by hdsentinel.com to examine harddisk temperature, Lifetime, health, Serial/Model no & performance.
List of features
- Display hard disk / solid state disk information on the terminal
Create comprehensive report about the disk system
Display and manage acoustic setting of hard disks
offers outputs for both users and scripts/other applications to process
temperature, health and performance values
power on time (days, hour, minutes – if supported)
Can generate reports in txt / xml etc
Installating the tool
You must be on root shell to execute this tool
- # wget http://gnutoolbox.com/download/linux/hdd/hdsentinel.gz
# gunzip -d hdsentinel.gz
# chmod +x hdsentinel
You will get an output similar to below where you can find all the information’s about the disk(s) you have installed in your server.
If you hitting errors like this, try to install ld-linux.so.2 library in your machine.
[root@ip-10-0-0-72 ~]# ./hdsentinel
-bash: ./hdsentinel: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: bad ELF interpreter: No such file or directory
[root@ip-10-0-0-72 ~]# yum install ld-linux.so.2