Silly as this sounds, I need to implement the SMART interface without
What is the hardware interface?
Is it ATA Commands?
What document contains the description of the information obtained by
the SATA SMART?
Is it the ATA Commands?
Or is there a SATA HDD specification?
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From: Christian Franke <Christian.F<ranke@t-...> - 2010-12-17 06:36:39
Sal Puccio (smp) wrote:
> Silly as this sounds, I need to implement the SMART interface without
> using ioctl().
> What is the hardware interface?
> Is it ATA Commands?
> What document contains the description of the information obtained by
> the SATA SMART?
> Is it the ATA Commands?
Yes, see "SMART feature set" in ATA-8 ACS or its predecessors:
Please note that SMART Attributes are *not* part of the standard.
> Or is there a SATA HDD specification?
No, SATA spec contains only SATA specific commands.