Just a side question, where are the smart attributes stored, its my understanding that Fujitsu drives stor all the smart data on the drive and not on any Flash on the controller board.



On 12/25/06, Volker Kuhlmann <list0570@paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> I want to trace temperature of my disks (using rrdtool), and if smartd
> is querying disc anyway every 30 minutes, I though I could use those
> values instead of querying disk again with smartctl. Is it possible ?

smartd writes the disk temperature to syslog. Hm, at least when it
changes. Using smartctl to get the values shouldn't interfere with
normal disk operation as it's not doing anything with the disk platter.

Volker

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