Fedora 21 Update: smartmontools-6.4-2.fc21

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-06-24 11:10:47

Name        : smartmontools
Product     : Fedora 21
Version     : 6.4
Release     : 2.fc21
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:

smartmontools release 6.4:
- Device type '-d usbprolific' for Prolific PL2571/277x USB bridges.
- SAT: Support for ATA registers returned in fixed format sense data.
- smartctl '-i' and '--identify': ATA ACS-4 and SATA 3.2 enhancements.
- smartctl '-l xerror': Support for logs with more than 255 pages.
- smartctl '-l devstat': Prints ACS-3 DSN flags.
- smartctl '-l devstat': Read via SMART command if GP log is not available.
- smartctl '-l scttempsts': Prints SCT SMART STATUS (ACS-4) and  vendor specific SCT bytes.
- HDD, SSD and USB additions to drive database.
- Linux: AACRAID fixes, SMART STATUS should work now.
- Linux: '/dev/megaraid_sas_ioctl_node' fd leak fix.


* Tue Jun 23 2015 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 1:6.4-2
- it is no longer necessary to do utf-8 conversion of the AUTHORS and ChangeLog (#1228825)
* Fri Jun  5 2015 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 1:6.4-1
- smartmontools updated to 6.4
* Wed Jan 14 2015 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 1:6.3-3
- do not require sendmail

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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