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Re: [opensuse] Re: test for hdd
  • From: Pete Connolly <pete.connolly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 17:32:02 +0000
  • Message-id: <200612121732.02922.pete.connolly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 12 December 2006 16:48, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> > On a related note, for other readers: In 10.0, smartmontools don't
> > work with SATA disks. Anybody knows if this has changed in 10.1 or
> > 10.2, with a more recent kernel?
> >
> > Joachim
>
> I believe "smartctl -a -d ata /dev/sda" should work with recent kernels.
>
> I run 3ware cards on my systems so I can't test it.
>
> Greg

That does indeed work well Greg (opensuse 10.2 released):

talshiar:/home/peter # smartctl -a -d ata /dev/sda
smartctl version 5.37 [i686-suse-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-6 Bruce Allen
Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/

=== START OF INFORMATION SECTION ===
Model Family: Hitachi Deskstar T7K250 series
Device Model: HDT722516DLA380
Serial Number: VDK71GTE0HSVWK
Firmware Version: V43OA96A
User Capacity: 164,696,555,520 bytes
Device is: In smartctl database [for details use: -P show]
ATA Version is: 7
ATA Standard is: ATA/ATAPI-7 T13 1532D revision 1
Local Time is: Tue Dec 12 17:30:08 2006 GMT
SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
SMART support is: Enabled


Cheers

Pete
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