Changes between Version 36 and Version 37 of FAQ


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Timestamp:
Oct 2, 2012, 6:27:53 PM (7 years ago)
Author:
Christian Franke
Comment:

Missing in drivedb: Add update feature, suggest -x instead of -a

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    272272{{{smartmontools}}} does ''not'' depend upon the database.
    273273
    274 '''If your drive is not in the database, pleaes check the
    275 [http://sourceforge.net/projects/smartmontools/files/ sourceforge project page]
    276 to be sure that you are using the latest smartmontools release.  Each
    277 new release has additional drives added to the database. Please do
    278 not submit a new drive for the database without checking to see if it
    279 is already in the database of the current smartmontools release version.'''
    280 
    281 '''If your drive is not in the database of the current release,'''
     274'''If your drive is not in the database, please make sure to
     275[wiki:Download#Updatethedrivedatabase update the drive database] first.
     276Please do not submit a new drive for the database without checking to see if it
     277is already in the current drive database ([source:/trunk/smartmontools/drivedb.h drivedb.h])
     278file.'''
     279
     280'''If your drive is not in the current database,'''
    282281to have it added to the database, first use the command:
    283282{{{
    284  smartctl -t short /dev/hd?
     283smartctl -t short /dev/sdX
    285284}}}
    286285to run a short self-test on the drive, and wait a
     
    288287the entire output from:[[BR]]
    289288{{{
    290 smartctl -a /dev/hd?
     289smartctl -x /dev/sdX
    291290}}}
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