What does smartctl Trip Temperature mean?

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  • What does smartctl Trip Temperature mean?
  • When querying a SCSI or SAS disk with smartctl from smartmontools, what is the meaning of the Current Drive Temperature and Drive Trip Temperature?
Current Drive Temperature:     37 C
Drive Trip Temperature:        65 C


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • smartctl from smartmontools
  • SCSI, SAS, or SATA disk drives

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