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Linux software raid (md) can also check an array for problems, Debian offers to run a cronjob
every month to do that, if you install mdadm. Coupled with SMART autotests you're pretty safe.
Posted Mar 20, 2008 20:20 UTC (Thu) by hmh (subscriber, #3838)
If you want to be pretty safe, you'll need to test every *day*, not once a month. I know this
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