Good, glad it is fixed!
On Thu, 20 Sep 2007, Rob Quill wrote:
> On 20/09/2007, Bruce Allen <ballen@...> wrote:
>> Try building smartmontools from the CVS source. The version in CVS will
>> probably fix this problem.
> Thanks. I meant to say, I fixed the problem, it required upgrading to
> and patching the 2.6.22 kernel and then applying a patch and
> recompiling/installing it. I believe I found the information in the
> archives of this mailing list. Sorry for not looking there first, and
> thanks for help.
>> On Mon, 10 Sep 2007, Rob Quill wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I have just installed smartmontools as I had noticed that every so
>>> often in a shell there would be an error about a reallocation failure,
>>> so a friend recommended I installed smartmontools, but when running:
>>> sudo smartctl -i -d ata /dev/sda
>>> I get the following print out:
>>> smartctl version 5.37 [x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-6
>>> Bruce Allen
>>> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
>>> === START OF INFORMATION SECTION ===
>>> Model Family: Maxtor DiamondMax 10 family (ATA/133 and SATA/150)
>>> Device Model: Maxtor 6B200M0
>>> Serial Number: B40FLRGH
>>> Firmware Version: BANC1B10
>>> User Capacity: 203,928,109,056 bytes
>>> Device is: In smartctl database [for details use: -P show]
>>> ATA Version is: 7
>>> ATA Standard is: ATA/ATAPI-7 T13 1532D revision 0
>>> Local Time is: Mon Sep 10 19:52:47 2007 BST
>>> SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
>>> SMART support is: Enabled
>>> Error SMART Status command failed
>>> Please get assistance from http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
>>> Register values returned from SMART Status command are:
>>> FR =0x00
>>> NS =0x00
>>> SC =0x00
>>> CL =0xc2
>>> CH =0x00
>>> A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or
>>> more '-T permissive' options.
>>> I'm grateful for any help you can offer.
>>> Rob Quill
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