Quote Originally Posted by w1t3c View Post
It proof that I do something wrong.
In my case
smartctl -t long /dev/nvme0
takes less than 1s.
Code:
$ sudo smartctl -t long /dev/sda
smartctl 6.5 2016-01-24 r4214 [x86_64-linux-4.15.0-65-generic] (local build)
Copyright (C) 2002-16, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, www.smartmontools.org

=== START OF OFFLINE IMMEDIATE AND SELF-TEST SECTION ===
Sending command: "Execute SMART Extended self-test routine immediately in off-line mode".
Drive command "Execute SMART Extended self-test routine immediately in off-line mode" successful.
Testing has begun.
Please wait 85 minutes for test to complete.
Test will complete after Fri Oct 11 16:14:28 2019

Use smartctl -X to abort test.
This was for a laptop.
Code:
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Samsung_SSD_860 size: 500.1GB
I don't have any NVMe. On a desktop:
On a
Code:
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: Micron_1100_MTFD size: 512.1GB

$ sudo smartctl -t long /dev/sdb
smartctl 6.5 2016-01-24 r4214 [x86_64-linux-4.15.0-65-generic] (local build)
Copyright (C) 2002-16, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, www.smartmontools.org

=== START OF OFFLINE IMMEDIATE AND SELF-TEST SECTION ===
Sending command: "Execute SMART Extended self-test routine immediately in off-line mode".
Drive command "Execute SMART Extended self-test routine immediately in off-line mode" successful.
Testing has begun.
Please wait 6 minutes for test to complete.
Test will complete after Fri Oct 11 14:57:48 2019

Use smartctl -X to abort test.
Anyways, figured it would be helpful to see the test output.