Subject: Re: SMART and disk temperature
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/09/2003 16:03:38
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 04:51:55PM -0400, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> Eric Haszlakiewicz <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 02:55:13PM -0400, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> > > Martti Kuparinen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > How should I read these values, i.e. what is the current temperature
> > > > (preferably in Celcius)?
> > >
> > > There's no standard mapping. The range is 0-255 and higher values are
> > so how does windows know what the actual temperature is then?
> > A table with drives and mappings? If so, that table should be added to
> > atactl so it can spit out more meaningful values.
> Does Windows manage to report this without vendor-supplied tools? I
> haven't looked closely at a Windows box in years.
> (each SMART value also has 8 bytes of "vendor specific data". It's
> also possible that some part of that has been pseudo-standardized as real
> temperature, but I haven't found any evidence of that)