I have some fixes ready for the next release of Smartmontools, but they are not in the current release that is part of the FreeBSD Ports yet. 


On Sat, 2004-05-01 at 04:56, Jens Schweikhardt wrote:

I could not find any info in the man page how and where report bugs to.
The sourceforge site also doesn't appear to have a bug database, or I
had difficulties spotting it, so here goes my report.

There are two problems with the script as shipped for
FreeBSD, $Id:,v 1.21 2004/03/05 14:55:14 ballen4705 Exp $

- /usr/local/sbin is not in the PATH when the system startup scripts
  are run, so we need to use the full path name /usr/local/sbin/smartd.

- The echo -n "smartd " should have the space not appended, but prepended.
  I think this is true not only for FreeBSD, but other OSs as well.

- The script has a lot of useless whitespace at end-of-lines. If you happen
  to use vim6, put

  match Todo /\s\+$/

  in your .vimrc to make it jump right in your face :-) Emacs has surely
  something similar.


Eduard Martinescu <>