On 01/05/2013, at 3:06 PM, James Harper <james.harper(a)bendigoit.com.au> wrote:
Both drives have logged read errors under Linux
kernel, both report drive is healthy status (SMART overall-health self-assessment test
result: PASSED), and both say "Completed: read failure" almost immediately when
I do a SMART self test (short test or long).
Have you tried the same test with the drives in another machine?
Are they under warranty? Can't speak for all manufacturers, but HP drives I've had
fail in self-testing were replaced immediately under warranty.