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> From: Giuseppe.Ursino@vimar.it
> To: smartmontools-support@lists.sourceforge.net
> Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 13:58:06 +0200
> Subject: [smartmontools-support] WD MyBook Essential 500Gb (External USB)
>
> Hi,
> i've try to use smartctl one my external USB device (WD MyBook Essential 500Gb) but it doesn't works.
> Can you help me?
> Thanks
>
> ------------------------------------------
> # lsusb -v
> Bus 004 Device 002: ID 1058:1100 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
> Device Descriptor:
> bLength 18
> bDescriptorType 1
> bcdUSB 2.00
> bDeviceClass 0 (Defined at Interface level)
> bDeviceSubClass 0
> bDeviceProtocol 0
> bMaxPacketSize0 64
> idVendor 0x1058 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
> idProduct 0x1100
> bcdDevice 1.65
> iManufacturer 1 Western Digital
> iProduct 2 My Book
> bNumConfigurations 1
> Configuration Descriptor:
> bLength 9
> bDescriptorType 2
> wTotalLength 32
> bNumInterfaces 1
> bConfigurationValue 1
> iConfiguration 0
> bmAttributes 0xc0
> Self Powered
> MaxPower 2mA
> Interface Descriptor:
> bLength 9
> bDescriptorType 4
> bInterfaceNumber 0
> bAlternateSetting 0
> bNumEndpoints 2
> bInterfaceClass 8 Mass Storage
> bInterfaceSubClass 6 SCSI
> bInterfaceProtocol 80 Bulk (Zip)
> iInterface 0
> Endpoint Descriptor:
> bLength 7
> bDescriptorType 5
> bEndpointAddress 0x81 EP 1 IN
> bmAttributes 2
> Transfer Type Bulk
> Synch Type None
> Usage Type Data
> wMaxPacketSize 0x0200 1x 512 bytes
> bInterval 0
> Endpoint Descriptor:
> bLength 7
> bDescriptorType 5
> bEndpointAddress 0x02 EP 2 OUT
> bmAttributes 2
> Transfer Type Bulk
> Synch Type None
> Usage Type Data
> wMaxPacketSize 0x0200 1x 512 bytes
> bInterval 0
> Device Qualifier (for other device speed):
> bLength 10
> bDescriptorType 6
> bcdUSB 2.00
> bDeviceClass 0 (Defined at Interface level)
> bDeviceSubClass 0
> bDeviceProtocol 0
> bMaxPacketSize0 64
> bNumConfigurations 1
> Device Status: 0x0001
> Self Powered
>
>
>
>
> -----------------------------------------------
> # smartctl -d sat -ic -q noserial /dev/sda
> smartctl version 5.38 [i686-pc-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-8 Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
>
> === START OF INFORMATION SECTION ===
> Device Model: WDC WD5000AAVS-00ZTB0
> Firmware Version: 01.01B01
> User Capacity: 500,107,862,016 bytes
> Device is: Not in smartctl database [for details use: -P showall]
> ATA Version is: 8
> ATA Standard is: Exact ATA specification draft version not indicated
> Local Time is: Tue Jul 14 14:20:02 2009 CEST
> 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/
> Values from ATA Return Descriptor are:
> 00 09 0c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 4f 00 00 00 00
> A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or
> more '-T permissive' options.
>
> -----------------------------------------
> The same for -d sat,12 and -d sat,16
>
>
> -----------------------------------------
> # smartctl -a -q noserial /dev/sda
> smartctl version 5.38 [i686-pc-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-8 Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
>
> Device: WD 5000AAV External Version: 1.65
> scsiModePageOffset: response length too short, resp_len=4 offset=4 bd_len=0
>>> Terminate command early due to bad response to IEC mode page
> A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or
> more '-T permissive' options.
>
>
>
> ---------------------------------
> # uname -r
> 2.6.26-2-486
>
> My distro: Debian Lenny
>
>
> ---------------------------------
> Giuseppe
>
>
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