smart

goal

monitor the hard disk status, using the smart api ( Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology systems )

units

depends upon parameters

dependencies

this module use the smartctl command from smartmontools software

parameters

parameters depends upon controller, but you can find in general :

Power_Cycle_Count

number of time, the disk was shutdown (electric stop or start)

Power_On_Hours

hour's number of disk's use

Load_Cycle_Count

count the number of time the disk was parked

Temperature_Celsius

disk temperature

status

general disk status. is 0 if ok, else consult smartctl man page ("return values") for an accurate diagnostic

more info

author

Eric Gerbier gerbier@users.sourceforge.net
licence : GPL