Subject: Re: failure to read SMART data? (sparc64/cmdide)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang+gnus20031204T124257@dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com>
Date: 12/04/2003 12:47:04
email@example.com (Steven M. Bellovin) writes:
> Hmm, I didn't even realize we had SMART support. Is there any
> disadvantage to having it enabled? Should I just put an enable command
> into rc.local?
Could your bios be turning it off? I recall seeing it in the Asus
A7V's bios the last time I ventured down. I wasn't sure if I wanted
the bios to grab control from NetBSD if some Smart warning popped up
so I turned it off. I don't know if it is a coincidence, but shortly
thereafter I noticed that the drives then started booting with "smart
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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