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smartctl --attributes /dev/sda
2011-10-13 20:21:03
User: ShadowCat8

This is to pull all the saved S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) information from a hard drive.

This can give you an idea of the nature and extent of an issue on a failing hard drive.

cat /dev/sda | pv -r > /dev/null
2011-01-23 22:58:56
User: kerim
Functions: cat

Change your drive letter as you wish.

Using pv command for speed detect.First of all you must install pv command for usage.



iostat -m -d /dev/sda1
2009-11-27 12:00:48
User: nickleus

The iostat command is used for monitoring system input/output device loading by observing the time the devices are active in relation to their average transfer rates.

in ubuntu to get the iostat program do this:

sudo apt-get install sysstat

i found this command here: