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