I'm not a ubuntu user. But usually, in most distribution you have a config tool and a list of services to be run at boot. You may want to had smartmontools/smartd to them.

If smartmontools/smartd is already launched at boot, you can just configure it by editing /etc/smartd.conf

If you have to had smartd starting manualy, just had its script in you boot sequence in the /etc directory.

regards

PMA


On 10/30/05, R Kimber <rkimber@ntlworld.com> wrote:
I'm not sure whether this is a smartd question or a Ubuntu question,
but the smartmontools init script on my Ubuntu system doesn't seem to
start smartd. To get it running I have to start it from the command
line.  Is this right? And if so, what might the script be doing?  Its
heading says it is
# loosely based on the init script that comes with smartmontools which
# is copyrighted 2002 by Bruce Allen

- Richard.
--
Richard Kimber
http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/


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