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2013-07-26  Christian Franke  <>

	smartmontools 6.2

2013-07-25  Christian Franke  <>

	- SandForce Driven SSDs: ADATA SP900
	- Transcend CompactFlash Cards: *GCF150
	- Hitachi/HGST Travelstar 5K750: Apple OEM
	- Hitachi/HGST Travelstar Z7K500
	- Hitachi/HGST Travelstar 7K750
	- Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000: *BLE630 OEM
	- Seagate Constellation ES.3
	- Western Digital Caviar Blue (SATA): Rename, add WD1602ABKS
	- Western Digital Caviar Blue (SATA 6Gb/s): Rename, add WD10EZEX
	- USB: Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Portable Hard Drive (0x0480:0xa007)
	- USB: Toshiba Canvio Desktop (0x0480:0xd010)
	- USB: Seagate FreeAgent Desk (0x0bc2:0x3008)
	- USB: Sharkoon 2-Bay RAID Box (0x6795:0x2756)

2013-07-21  Christian Franke  <>

	utility.cpp: Add check for empty subexpressions in regular expressions.

2013-07-21  Christian Franke  <>

	- Crucial/Micron RealSSD C300/M500: Rename, add M500
	- SandForce Driven SSDs: Kingston KC300, MS200
	- Intel 320 Series SSDs: *A variant
	- Intel 330/335 Series SSDs: Rename, add 335 Series
	- Toshiba 2.5" HDD MK..46GSX
	- Toshiba 2.5" HDD MK..61GSY[N]: Rename, add *GSY variant
	- Toshiba 2.5" HDD MK..65GSX: *GSXF variant
	- Toshiba 3.5" HDD DT01ACA...
	- Seagate Laptop SSHD
	- Seagate Constellation ES.2: 2GB
	- USB: Seagate Expansion External (0x0bc2:0x3320)
	- USB: Seagate Backup Plus Desktop USB 3.0 (0x0bc2:0xa0a1)
	- USB: WD Elements (0x1058:0x10a2)

2013-07-20  Christian Franke  <>

	dev_areca.cpp: Fix possible segfault on empty port.

2013-07-20  Christian Franke  <>

	os_win32/daemon_win32.cpp: Do not install the service as interactive.
	This is no longer supported since Vista and produces misleading error
	messages in event log.

2013-07-20  Christian Franke  <>

	ataprint.cpp: Do not print 'SCT Commands not supported' if SCT is
	not used (regression from r3825 r3826). Mark '-g/-s wcreorder' as EXPERIMENTAL.

2013-07-18  Christian Franke  <>

	os_win32.cpp: Add Win-8.1 and 2012r2 to get_os_version_str(),
	remove 9x/ME and NT4.

2013-07-08  Alex Samorukov  <>

	Add Automake 1.12.2 to the list of supported versions

2013-07-07  Christian Franke  <> Support SVN 1.8 working copy format.

2013-07-06  Alex Samorukov <>

	smartctl: Added ATA Write Cache Reordering control using "-g wcreorder"
	and "-s wcreorder[,on|off]" options (bug #221)
	smartctl: minor formatting fixes

2013-07-05  Alex Samorukov <>

	HPT RAID support: maximum disk number now is 128 (#281)

2013-06-28  Alex Samorukov <>

	- Apacer SDM4 2Gb SSD

2013-06-17  Alex Samorukov <>

	scsicmds.cpp: fix build on RedHat 9
	os_freebsd.cpp: skip port multipliers on FreeBSD
	 - OWC Mercury EXTREME Pro 6G SSD (from #277)
	 - USB: Fujitsu  SATA-to-USB3.0 bridge chip (#280)

2013-06-12  Alex Samorukov <>

	- JMicron SSD: P400e/P400m series

2013-06-09  Christian Franke  <>


2013-06-09  Christian Franke  <>

	os_win32/smartd_warning.cmd: Using %DATE% in temp file names
	breaks the script if localized date contains '/'
	(This fix is already included in smartmontools-6.1-2.win32-setup.exe).

2013-06-06  Christian Franke  <>

	os_win32/update-smart-drivedb.nsi: Use new SVN repository for

2013-06-04  Christian Franke  <> Use new sourceforge code browser for

2013-04-20  Christian Franke  <>

	- InnoDisk InnoLite SATADOM D150QV-L SSDs
	- Intel 313 Series SSDs
	- Intel 330 Series SSDs: 240GB
	- JMicron based SSDs: Kingston V200 (ticket #267)
	- Samsung based SSDs: SM843T Series

2013-04-20  Christian Franke  <> Linux: Try 'hostname -y' if 'nishostname' is missing.

2013-04-18  Christian Franke  <>, Add platform specific commands for
	host and domain names.
	os_win32/smartd_warning.cmd: Use WMI for DNS domain name.

2013-04-18  Christian Franke  <>

	scsicmds.cpp, scsiprint.cpp: Silence -Wmaybe-uninitialized warning
	(g++ 4.8.0 with -flto).

2013-03-29  Christian Franke  <>

	os_darwin.cpp: Silence -Wself-assign warning (ticket #266).
	os_darwin.cpp, os_netbsd.cpp, os_os2.cpp, os_qnxnto.cpp, os_solaris.cpp:
	Remove dummy functions no longer called since r3192.

2013-03-27  Christian Franke  <>

	os_win32.cpp: Silence -Wunused-local-typedefs warning.

2013-03-24  Christian Franke  <>

	dev_areca.cpp: Add casts to silence C++11 -Wnarrowing warning
	from g++ 4.8.

2013-03-24  Christian Franke  <>

	Windows: Compile fixes for 64-bit Cygwin.
	It uses LP64 model instead of LLP64 (64-bit MSVC, MinGW).

2013-03-16  Christian Franke  <>

	smartmontools 6.1

2013-03-15  Christian Franke  <>

	os_win32.cpp: Support device names /dev/sd[a-z][a-z] (ticket #240).
	Enhance DEVICESCAN to 128 drives.  Add '-d [TYPE,]pd' option., Document these enhancements.

2013-03-14  Christian Franke  <>

	- Seagate Barracuda 7200.14: Fix regex for new firmware version.

2013-03-13  Christian Franke  <>

	- USB: Prolific PL3507 (0x067b:0x3507): works with '-d usbjmicron,p'

2013-03-13  Christian Franke  <>

	Create branch RELEASE_6_0_DRIVEDB with last drivedb.h file
	compatible with smartmontools 6.0.

2013-03-13  Christian Franke  <>

	- SandForce Driven SSDs: Fix format of attribute 198 (ticket #258).
	- SandForce Driven SSDs: Corsair Force GS
	- Indilinx Barefoot_2/Everest/Martini based SSDs: OCZ VERTEX PLUS R2
	- Samsung/Seagate SpinPoint M8: 320GB, 640GB
	- Seagate Momentus Thin
	- Quantum Fireball EX: 10.2GB

2013-03-07  Christian Franke  <>

	ataidentify.cpp, ataprint.cpp: ACS-3 updates.
	ataprint.cpp: Improve device statistics error messages.

2013-03-06  Christian Franke  <> Support BSD variant of 'hostname' command
	which prints FQDN.  Add Windows domain name (Cygwin).

2013-03-01  Douglas Gilbert  <>

	scsicmds.h, scsicmds.cpp, scsiprint.cpp:
	- for SCSI disks prefer READ DEFECT(12) for finding the
	  grown defect list length (previously used READ DEFECT(10)

2013-03-01  Christian Franke  <>

	- SandForce Driven SSDs: Transcend SSD320
	- Intel 520 Series SSDs: OEM variant
	- JMicron based SSDs: Transcend SSD25 IDE
	- HGST Travelstar 7K1000
	- Seagate Desktop HDD.15
	- Seagate LD25.2
	- Western Digital RE4 (SATA 6Gb/s)
	- USB: Fujitsu/Zalman ZM-VE300 (0x04c5:0x2028)

2013-02-23  Christian Franke  <>

	drivedb.h: Crucial/Micron RealSSD C300: Remove bogus trailing '|' from
	regex (Regression from r3772).

2013-02-16  Douglas Gilbert  <>

	scsicmds.h, scsicmds.cpp, scsiprint.h, scsiprint.cpp:
	- for SCSI disks, in 'smartctl --info' report physical
	  block size and lowest LBA alignement (if PB size
	  different from LB size); logical block provisioning
	  status (if any); and disk protection (a.k.a. DIF) type

2013-02-19  Alex Samorukov  <>

	atacmds.cpp: fixed scttemphist on LE machines, including PPC. Patch
	and report provided by Roger Roehrig.

2013-02-16  Douglas Gilbert  <>

	scsicmds.h, scsicmds.cpp, scsiprint.h, scsiprint.cpp:
	- SCSI VPD work; improve rotation rate reporting and add form factor

2013-02-14  Christian Franke  <>

	- SandForce Driven SSDs: Kingston V+ 200, Mushkin Chronos deluxe,
	  OCZ Talos 2
	- Plextor M3 (Pro) Series SSDs

2013-02-13  Christian Franke  <>

	- Crucial/Micron RealSSD C300: new separate entry
	- Crucial/Micron RealSSD m4/C400: firmware bug warning

2013-02-10  Alex Samorukov  <>

	os_freebsd.cpp: adding device type fix for devices on MPT controllers.

2013-02-06  Christian Franke  <>

	- Seagate Samsung SpinPoint M8U (USB)
	- Hitachi/HGST Travelstar Z5K500
	- Hitachi/HGST Travelstar 5K750
	- Hitachi/HGST Deskstar 7K4000
	- Toshiba 2.5" HDD MK..37GSX
	- Toshiba 2.5" HDD MK..65GSX: GSXN variant
	- Toshiba 2.5" HDD MQ01ABD...
	- Seagate Momentus 7200.5
	- Western Digital Caviar Green (AF, SATA 6Gb/s): 2TB
	- USB: Samsung M3 Portable USB 3.0 (0x04e8:0x61b6)
	- USB: LaCie Rugged Mini USB 3.0 (0x059f:0x1051)
	- Change short attribute names required before r3343.

2013-02-05  Christian Franke  <>

	smartd.cpp: Fix allocation of buffer passed to putenv().
	Using putenv("NAME") to unset NAME is not portable.

2013-02-05  Christian Franke  <>

	do_release: New Signing Key.

2013-01-31  Christian Franke  <>

	dev_areca.h: Use the C++ way to specify unused arguments.
	This silences -Wself-assign warning from clang++.

2013-01-30  Christian Franke  <> Use AC_CHECK_TOOL for winmc and windres.

2013-01-30  Christian Franke  <>

	Windows smartd: Install service with delayed auto start enabled.

2013-01-26  Christian Franke  <>

	Windows smartd: Add eventlog MESSAGETABLE resource.
	Install/remove smartd.exe as event message file.
	Remove syslogevt.exe tool.

2013-01-26  Christian Franke  <>

	Windows: Add required string CompanyName to VERSIONINFO.

2013-01-23  Christian Franke  <>

	Windows: Add VERSIONINFO resource to exe files.

2013-01-23  Christian Franke  <>

	- Crucial/Micron RealSSD C300/C400/m4: m4 mSATA variant
	- Indilinx Barefoot 3 based SSDs
	- Intel DC S3700 Series SSDs
	- Samsung based SSD: Samsung SSD 840 Series

2013-01-18  Christian Franke  <>

	AUTHORS: Convert to UTF-8.  Sort names.  Replace tabs.

2013-01-18  Christian Franke  <>

	Rename to to silence warning from
	new automake. automake 1.12.5 is OK.

2013-01-16  Christian Franke  <>

	atacmds.cpp: Fix assignment of BYTEORDER from -v option
	(Regression from r3719).

2013-01-13  Ole Jørgen Legård  <>

	os_qnxnto.cpp: Fix include of errno.h.

2013-01-12  Christian Franke  <>

	- SandForce Driven SSDs: Mushkin Callisto deluxe, SuperSSpeed S301
	- Intel 320 Series SSDs: 'B' (7mm) variant (ticket #257)
	- SAMSUNG SpinPoint F1 EG
	- SAMSUNG SpinPoint P80: SP0401N/TJ100-30
	- Western Digital Caviar Black: 4TB
	- Western Digital Caviar Black (AF): Remove non-AF models
	- Western Digital My Passport (USB, AF): 5000L, 10J variants
	- USB: WD My Passport USB 3.0 (0x1058:0x07a8)
	- USB: WD My Book Studio II (0x1058:0x1105)

2013-01-02  Christian Franke  <>

	- SandForce Driven SSDs: ADATA S396, Kingston 3K, V+
	- Indilinx Everest/Martini based SSDs: OCZ VERTEX PLUS
	- Samsung based SSD: Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series

2013-01-02  Christian Franke  <>

	Add '-d usbjmicron,p' device type for Prolific USB bridges.
	Based on patch provided by Edward Sheldrake.

2013-01-01  Christian Franke  <>

	smartd: Use Attribute 190 for temperature (-W) if 194 is not present.

2013-01-01  Christian Franke  <>

	Happy New Year! Update copyright year in version info.

2012-12-16  Alex Samorukov  <>

	os_freebsd.cpp: WRITE LOG on LSI/Megaraid should work fine, disable
	check, problem was linux related.
	os_linux.cpp: Implemented autoscan for the megaraid SAS controolers.
	os_linux.cpp: fix WRITE LOG command in SAT layer for -d megaraid.
	Reason was direction flag always set to READ.
	os_linux.cpp: unblock autodetection for the SAT drives in -d megaraid.

2012-12-14  Christian Franke  <>

	man pages: Fix usage of Hyphen (-) and Minus sign (\-).

2012-12-13  Christian Franke  <>

	man pages: Update EXPERIMENTAL notes.
	Fix spelling (Red Hat Bugzilla 665028).

2012-12-13  Christian Franke  <>

	ataprint.cpp: Print Additional Product Identifier (OEM Id).

2012-12-13  Stanislav Brabec  <>

	Update FSF postal address in all files.

2012-12-12  Christian Franke  <>

	smartctl.cpp: Remove include <new> for QNXNTO.
	Should only be needed if placement new is used.
	smartd.cpp: Remove very old _GNU_SOURCE define.
	It was added 10 years ago in r147.  It is not (or no longer) needed
	and has an unwanted side effect (__USE_MINGW_ANSI_STDIO) on MinGW.

2012-12-11  Christian Franke  <>

	smartd.cpp: Add '-w PATH, --warnexec=PATH' option. Document this option.

2012-12-11  Christian Franke  <>

	smartd.cpp: Add '-d ignore' directive. Document '-d ignore'.  Add DEVICESCAN example.
	Remove duplicate and outdated info about device scanning. Add notes about RAID controllers to device scanning info.

2012-12-11  Stanislav Brabec  <>

	* SUSE: Added sysconfig options to disable
	persistent state writes, attribute log and set arbitrary smartd

2012-12-03  Christian Franke  <>

	Avoid usage of strcpy(), strcat(), sprintf().
	Use snprintf() instead or change type to std::string.
	Use array references instead of char pointers for parameters.

2012-12-03  Christian Franke  <>

	smartd.cpp: Ignore a device from DEVICESCAN if a preceding smartd.conf
	entry for the same device exists.

2012-11-28  Christian Franke  <> Document scripts and
	the new environment variables. Replace smartd_warning.* paths on man pages.
	Reformat long sed commands.

2012-11-27  Christian Franke  <>

	smartd.cpp: Remove trailing newlines from some MailWarning() strings.
	os_win32/smartd_warning.cmd: Fix SMARTD_MESSAGE with parentheses.

2012-11-25  Alex Samorukov  <>

	OpenBSD: remove dummy functions

2012-11-24  Christian Franke  <>

	Windows: Add tool wtssendmsg.exe based on no longer
	used module os_win32/wtssendmsg.cpp.
	os_win32/smartd_warning.cmd: Fix wtssendmsg call.
	os_win32/installer.nsi: Install smartd_warning.cmd
	and wtssendmsg.exe.  Fix uninstall of old ChangeLog.

2012-11-23  Christian Franke  <>

	Move MSVC10 project files to new directory os_win32/vc10.

2012-11-22  Christian Franke  <>

	smartd: Move warning message formatting and mailer/command
	startup to new script SYSCONFDIR/
	(Windows: smartd_warning.cmd).
	Add environment variables SMARTD_PREVCNT and SMARTD_NEXTDAYS.
	Remove host/domainname related code from smartd.cpp

2012-11-22  Alex Samorukov  <>

	smartctl: implemeted support for -g/-s rcache and -g/-s wcache for SCSI
	devices to control read/write device cache.

2012-11-19  Alex Samorukov  <>

	smartctl: supports progress indicator on selftests
	smartctl: prints rotation speed for SCSI drives, if supported
	smartctl: add headers to SCSI output, fix data blocks formatting,
	trim identification data
	os_linux.cpp: add autodetection for PERC H700 array
	smartd: trim SCSI vendor/model/serial before creating state files

2012-11-18  Alex Samorukov  <>

	smartd.cpp: implement error counters and temperature saving to the
	attrlog file for SCSI devices.
	smartd.cpp: added reset_warning_mail() if device is working for SCSI

2012-11-18  Christian Franke  <>

	drivedb.h: Western Digital Caviar Green: Add -F xerrorlba

2012-11-17  Alex Samorukov  <>

	smartd.cpp: print lu_id for SPC devices, it is supported by standard
	smartd.cpp: added initial state file support for the SCSI devices
	smartd.cpp: add S/N to SCSI device identifier, lu_id is not available
	on some drives.
	smartd.cpp: fix warning for SCSI drives with self test in progress (#249)
	drivedb.h: added -F xerrorlba flag Seagate Barracuda LP/CC32

2012-11-09  Christian Franke  <>

	Windows smartd: Allow quoting of '-M exec' argument
	to support path names with spaces.

2012-11-09  Christian Franke  <>

	ataprint.cpp: Rework smartctl -l directory output.
	Add R/W, R/O info.  Report identical logs in one line.

2012-11-09  Alex Samorukov  <>

	os_freebsd.cpp: adding handling of SCSI devices exported with mfip
	driver. FreeBSD changing PDT code to 0x1f and we are changing it back
	to 0x00 (direct-access block device).
	os_freebsd.cpp: improved error handling for the ATA devices

2012-11-04  Christian Franke  <>

	- SandForce Driven SSDs: Mushkin Chronos
	- Indilinx Everest/Martini based SSDs: OCZ AGILITY4
	- Intel 710 Series SSDs: Add attribute 174
	- JMicron based SSDs: KINGSTON SSDNOW 30GB
	- Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C: *CLA330
	- Seagate DiamondMax 23, Barracuda 7200.12, 7200.14 (AF),
	  LP, Green (AF): no warnings for newer firmware versions
	- Western Digital Caviar Green (AF, SATA 6Gb/s): rename, add 1TB
	- USB: Toshiba Stor.E (0x0930:0x0b1[9a])
	- USB: Verbatim Store'n'Go (0x18a5:0x022b)

2012-11-02  Alex Samorukov  <>

	os_freebsd.cpp: disabling 48bit commands on legacy ATA controllers
	in ATACAM mode because of kernel bug.

2012-10-31  Christian Franke  <>

	atacmdnames.cpp: Update for ATA-8-ACS, ACS-2, ACS-3.
	ataidentify.cpp: Mark retired/obsolete values.
	ataprint.cpp: Add new ACS-3 logs, mark obsolete logs.

2012-10-27  Alex Samorukov  <>

	os_freebsd.cpp: Have smartd prefer real device names over passN.
	Patch provided by dnelson, see ticket #21
	os_freebsd.cpp: fix 48-bit support for ATA legacy controllers in
	ATACAM mode, patch provided by Alexander Motin

2012-10-25  Christian Franke  <>

	atacmds.cpp: Return error for get SCT ERC if ATA registers are
	unchanged after SMART_WRITE_LOG command (see ticket #245).

2012-10-24  Christian Franke  <>

	dev_areca.cpp: Add missing parameter check to ata_pass_through().
	Update Areca info on man pages.

2012-10-24  Christian Franke  <>

	dev_interface: Rework ATA parameter checks, use new flags
	ata_device::supports_* for new ata_cmd_is_supported().
	Replace ata_cmd_is_ok() by ata_cmd_is_supported() in scsiata.cpp
	and os_win32.cpp.

2012-10-19  Alex Samorukov  <>

	os_freebsd.cpp - fixed 3ware twe controller support broken
	by inerface migration.

2012-10-18  Christian Franke  <>

	utility.cpp: Add missing errno clear in split_selective_arg()
	(Debian bug 690108).
	Remove unused function split_report_arg2().

2012-10-18  Christian Franke  <>

	os_win32.cpp: define _WIN32.  This fixes build on
	Cygwin with new w32api-headers.

2012-10-18  Alex Samorukov  <>

	Compile fixes for Areca patch on FreeBSD.
	Added support for the /dev/twsX (3ware 9750) controller on FreeBSD.
	Manual pages updated with /dev/twsX device
	FreeBSD: Migrate 3ware interface to ata_pass_through()
	FreeBSD: fix missing drives detection on -d 3ware
	FreeBSD: 3ware - do not pass buffers direcly, use memcpy() instead
	FreeBSD: improved detection of 3ware/LSI controllers

2012-10-16  Christian Franke  <>

	Compile fixes for Areca patch:
	Add missing includes.  Add GPL header.
	Add dev_areca.* to and

2012-10-16  Hank Wu  <>

	Move common Areca code from os_freebsd.cpp, os_linux.cpp, os_win32.cpp
	to new files dev_areca.h, dev_areca.cpp.
	Add SAS support for FreeBSD and Linux.

2012-10-10  Christian Franke  <>

	Rename old CHANGELOG to ChangeLog-5.0-6.0.
	Start new ChangeLog.

2012-10-10  Christian Franke  <>

	smartmontools 6.0