Could you post the output of the hdinfo diagnostic?
>>> Beginning diagnostic hdinfo Running: hdinfo /dev/sda: ATA device, with non-removable media Model Number: Serial Number: 5VX2H6ZE Firmware Revision: Standards: Supported: 8 7 6 5 Likely used: 8 Configuration: Logical max current cylinders 16383 16383 heads 16 16 sectors/track 63 63 -- CHS current addressable sectors: 16514064 LBA user addressable sectors: 268435455 LBA48 user addressable sectors: 1953525168 device size with M = 1024*1024: 953869 MBytes device size with M = 1000*1000: 1000204 MBytes (1000 GB) Capabilities: LBA, IORDY(can be disabled) Queue depth: 32 Standby timer values: spec'd by Standard, no device specific minimum R/W multiple sector transfer: Max = 16 Current = ? AdvancedPM level: unknown setting (0xc0c0) Recommended acoustic management value: 254, current value: 0 DMA: mdma0 mdma1 mdma2 udma0 udma1 udma2 udma3 udma4 udma5 *udma6 Cycle time: min=120ns recommended=120ns PIO: pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4 Cycle time: no flow control=120ns IORDY flow control=120ns Commands/features: Enabled Supported: * READ BUFFER cmd * WRITE BUFFER cmd * Host Protected Area feature set * Look-ahead * Write cache * Power Management feature set Security Mode feature set * SMART feature set * FLUSH CACHE EXT cmd * Mandatory FLUSH CACHE cmd * Device Configuration Overlay feature set * 48-bit Address feature set SET MAX security extension SET FEATURES subcommand required to spinup after power up Power-Up In Standby feature set * Adv. Power Management feature set * DOWNLOAD MICROCODE cmd * General Purpose Logging feature set * SMART self-test * SMART error logging Security: Master password revision code = 65534 supported not enabled not locked not frozen not expired: security count supported: enhanced erase 182min for SECURITY ERASE UNIT. 182min for ENHANCED SECURITY ERASE UNIT. Checksum: correct >>> Ending diagnostic hdinfo
Looks like I have other worries though as webif told me that 'Disk realloc sector count is: 1' when I logged in - some idiot must have said that the box was behaving itself