Fedora 16 Update: smartmontools-5.42-1.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-10-22 00:06:47

Name        : smartmontools
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 5.42
Release     : 1.fc16
URL         : http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Tools for monitoring SMART capable hard disks
Description :
The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl
and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-
Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built
into most modern ATA and SCSI hard disks. In many cases, these
utilities will provide advanced warning of disk degradation and

Update Information:

- new smartctl option '-l devstat' (Device Statistics).
- new smartctl option '-l ssd' (SSD endurance indicator).
- smartd logs identify information of each SCSI/SAS device.
- smartd resends warning emails if problem reappears.
- new smartd directives '-l offlinests' and '-l selfteststs'.
- Many HDD, SSD and USB additions to drive database.
- Platform-specific man pages.
- smartd.8 man page no longer includes smartd.conf.5.
- Linux: Support for Areca controllers enhanced.

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use =

su -c 'yum update smartmontools' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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