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    Does Smartctl Selftest Involves Read/Write Operations on the disk itself?

    Hi all, please correct me if this is not the right place to post this question. I would like to know if smartctl self-test involves some read/write operations on the disk itself. From what I understand from the Wikipedia, it does involves read/write operations. However, when I run a...
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    Solved Panic: general protection fault, smartd, new drives

    I have 2 ZFS pools each with 6 drives currently, plus a boot drive. I'm adding 6 more drives, which will be added as a new vdev to an existing pool. When I plug in the new drives and reboot, the system panics when smartd starts during the boot process. I took a video of the boot process to...