It seems Bruce Allen wrote:
> Dear Eduard,
> > I got most of the way there, before realizing that the ATA disk drive=
> > didn't support generic ATAPI ioctls, and didn't have direct support
> > for the SMART ATA commands either. Soeren indicated he has a patch
> > pending to provide support for the SMART commands, so I am eagerly
> > awaiting his patch to try to finish the work I started.
> I just wanted to let you know that a new developer (Peter Cassidy) has
> joined the smartmontools project. He is partway finished with a
> Darwin/MacOS port of smartmontools, and we are starting a smartmontools
> mailing list discission of how to organize the CVS directory and file
> structure to support additional platforms.
> I thought that if you were still planning to do a FreeBSD port of
> smartmontools, you might want to participate in (or follow) this
> discussion, to ensure that a future FreeBSD port will glide cleanly int=
> the structure.
Sure! Its next on my list, I have to do the last poslish of the ATA
driver that goes into FreeBSD-5.0 soon (as that is very urgent),
then I'll get to it...