On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 18:14 +1030, Tim wrote: > This is from today, which hasn't changed while I've been re-issuing > the command over the last few minutes: > > [[email protected] ~]# smartctl -d ata -a /dev/sda|grep Load_Cycle > 193 Load_Cycle_Count 0x0012 099 099 000 Old_age Always - 16252 I should mention that the laptop only gets turned on for a few hours a day, and was bought around the 9th of this month. That seems quite a high count. -- (This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's important to the thread.) Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.