S.M.A.R.T.

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S.M.A.R.T. 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 S.M.A.R.T

IDE-disks:

smartctl -i /dev/hda

SATA-disks:

smartctl -i -d ata /dev/sda

Look for: "SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability."

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