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openSUSE-RU-2017:1949-1: Recommended update for smartmontools
openSUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for smartmontools

Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2017:1949-1
Rating: low
References: #900099 #983938 #999541
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2

An update that has three recommended fixes can now be


This update provides a new version of smartmontools with various
improvements and bug fixes:

- Experimental support for NVMe devices on FreeBSD, Linux and Windows.
- smartctl '-i', '-c', '-H' and '-l error': NVMe support.
- smartctl '-l nvmelog': New option for NVMe.
- smartd.conf '-H', '-l error' and '-W': NVMe support.
- Optional NVMe device scanning support on Linux and Windows.
- Configure option '--with-nvme-devicescan' to include NVMe in default
device scanning result.
- Drop systemd dependency on (boo#983938).
- SCSI: Improved support of modern disks (SAS SSDs).
- AACRAID fixes, SMART STATUS should work now.
- '/dev/megaraid_sas_ioctl_node' fd leak fix.
- Re-add /usr/sbin/rcsmards symlink (boo#900099).
- Fix service restart in
- re-add sysvinit support in specfile.
- HDD, SSD and USB additions to drive database.
- Build with large file support in 32 bit systems.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-836=1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-836=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):



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