On Sun, 29 Jul 2007, Frisco wrote:
> I get errors regarding ATA Standard and SMART self check possibilities,
> both from smartd and smartctl:
> Jul 29 13:02:47 linux smartd: Device: /dev/sda, not capable of
> SMART self-check
> I don't know wether I should worry about this, as I get all informations
> using more permissive settings (-T).
> The device is connected with a onboard S-ATA-Controller and works, as
> far as I'm able to tell, as expected.
> # hwinfo --storage:
> Model: "Giga-byte GA-K8N Ultra-9 Mainboard"
> Vendor: pci 0x10de "nVidia Corporation"
> Device: pci 0x0055 "CK804 Serial ATA Controller"
> SubVendor: pci 0x1458 "Giga-byte Technology"
> SubDevice: pci 0xb003 "GA-K8N Ultra-9 Mainboard"
> Revision: 0xa3
> Driver: "sata_nv"
> Driver Modules: "sata_nv"
> Should I use some other settings? I tried samsung and samsung2, but that
> gives no other results.
> Here's the long story:
> root@...# smartctl -T permissive --all /dev/sda1 -d ata
> smartctl version 5.37 [i686-pc-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-6 Bruce Allen
>> smartctl version 5.37
Try the latest version from CVS, your version is over a year old and may
not include the device/mappings for your hard drive.