[OT] Smartd: Worth the effort?

Brian Fahrlander brian at fahrlander.net
Sun Aug 29 19:37:58 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-08-29 at 11:36, John Thompson wrote:
> Brian Fahrlander wrote:
> > why does Fedora bother to carry anything to do with
> > smartmontools if it isn't capable of any positive effect?  Is it,
> > perhaps a game?
> Did you have your /etc/smartd.conf set up so that it would email you 
> when problems were found?  Check "man smartd.conf" in particular the 
> "-m" directive...

    Hmm.  There was an entry for sending mail to
root at localhost.localdomain, and I get those emails (to that address) but
I didn't see anything.  I've made the change and we'll see if that
helps; the drive's still attached, just not mounted...I'll keep an eye
on it, thanks!

Brian Fahrländer                  Christian, Conservative, and Technomad
Evansville, IN                                 http://www.fahrlander.net
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