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SubjectRe: 2.6.15-rc6 - Success with ICH5/SATA + S.M.A.R.T.
Grant Coady wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Dec 2005 09:46:35 -0500, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
>
>
>>Ed Tomlinson wrote:
>>
>>>On Saturday 24 December 2005 18:43, Mark Lord wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>>smartmontools is going to have to be updated
>>>>
>>>>What for?
>>>>
>>>>Use "smartctl -d ata /dev/sda"
>>>
>>>
>>>Its not perfect:
>>>
>>>grover:/poola/home/ed# smartctl -d ata /dev/sda
>>>smartctl version 5.34 [x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-5 Bruce Allen
>>>Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
>>>
>>>smartctl has problems but hddtemp works
>>
>>What are the problems? Your output gives us no clue...
>
>
> That _is_ the clue, no output ;)

Perhaps if the poster provided a useful command line to smartctl, it
would do useful work.

If you don't provide a command to smartctl, it won't do much of anything:

> [jgarzik@sata ~]$ sudo smartctl /dev/hda1
> smartctl version 5.33 [i386-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-4 Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/

> [jgarzik@sata ~]$ sudo smartctl -d ata /dev/sda1
> smartctl version 5.33 [i386-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-4 Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/

Regards,

Jeff


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