Running smartmontools 5.37 on centos 5. Talks to drives 0-15 fine, but seems to be artificially/syntactically limited to 16 drives. How do I get to the other 8? I’d guess increasing the max number to 24 might do the trick…

 

We are using a 3ware 9650SE-24M8 card with 24 drives on it.

 

Linux hfs14 2.6.18-92.1.13.el5 #1 SMP Wed Sep 24 19:32:05 EDT 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

 

-bash-3.2$ sudo /usr/sbin/smartctl -s on -d 3ware,15 -T permissive /dev/twa0

smartctl version 5.37 [x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-6 Bruce Allen

Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/

 

=== START OF ENABLE/DISABLE COMMANDS SECTION ===

SMART Enabled.

 

-bash-3.2$ sudo /usr/sbin/smartctl -s on -d 3ware,16 -T permissive /dev/twa0

smartctl version 5.37 [x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-6 Bruce Allen

Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/

 

=======> INVALID ARGUMENT TO -d: 3ware,16

=======> VALID ARGUMENTS ARE: ata, scsi, marvell, sat, 3ware,N, hpt,L/M/N cciss,N <=======

=======> Option -d 3ware,N (N=16) must have 0 <= N <= 15

 

Use smartctl -h to get a usage summary

 

-bash-3.2$