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Drive is reporting that it will probably die
My SMART utility is saying that a drive "might" die. (Due to an excessive amount of "pending bad sectors"). I'd like to run the Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostics Utility before I possibly remove the drive and send it in under warranty. Can I just run it on the server to test the drive, or is that a bad idea? I've installed it, and when I run it it tells me to "close any open files or processes on the drive or data loss can result" - can I go ahead, or will this screw up the pool? Any thoughts?
I don't have enough room to move all the data off the drive right now, or I would.