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Look for: "SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability."
 
Look for: "SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability."
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and: "SMART support is: Enabled"
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If smart is NOT enabled you have to do this.
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IDE-disks:
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smartctl -s on /dev/hda
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SATA-discs:
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smartctl -s on -d ata /dev/sda
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Revision as of 06:19, 18 October 2007

SMART HOWTO

This page will describe how to setup S.M.A.R.T. to monitor your harddisks.

Step 1: Install smartmontools

pacman -Sy smartmontools

Step 2: Check if your disk(s) support SMART

IDE-disks:

smartctl -i /dev/hda

SATA-disks:

smartctl -i -d ata /dev/sda

Look for: "SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability." and: "SMART support is: Enabled" If smart is NOT enabled you have to do this. IDE-disks:

smartctl -s on /dev/hda

SATA-discs:

smartctl -s on -d ata /dev/sda


TO BE CONTINUED