Changes between Version 178 and Version 179 of WikiStart


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Jan 7, 2020, 6:20:23 PM (9 months ago)
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Christian Franke
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Update description, fix typo, fix links, add Arch badge

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    2727In many cases, these utilities will provide advanced warning of disk degradation and failure.
    2828 
    29 Smartmontools was originally derived from the Linux [https://sourceforge.net/projects/smartsuite/ smartsuite package]
    30 and actually supports ATA/ATAPI/SATA-3 to -8 disks and [//browser/trunk/www/smartmontools_scsi.xml SCSI]
    31 disks and tape devices. It should run on any modern Darwin (Mac OS X), Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD,
    32 Solaris, OS/2, Cygwin, QNX, eComStation or Windows system.
     29Smartmontools was originally derived from the Linux [https://sourceforge.net/projects/smartsuite/ smartsuite package] and actually supports ATA/SATA, [//browser/trunk/www/smartmontools_scsi.xml SCSI]/SAS and [wiki:NVMe_Support NVMe] disks and also SCSI/SAS tape devices.
     30It should run on any modern Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Darwin (macOS), Solaris, Windows, Cygwin, OS/2, eComStation or QNX system.
    3331Smartmontools can also be run from one of many different [wiki:LiveCDs Live CDs/DVDs].
    3432
    35 Precompiled packages are available from the repositories of various distributons, see the [wiki:Packages] page or [https://repology.org/project/smartmontools/versions Repology.org].
     33Precompiled packages are available from the repositories of various distributions, see the [wiki:Packages] page or [https://repology.org/project/smartmontools/versions Repology.org].
    3634Some examples:
    3735
     36[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/arch/smartmontools.svg?header=Arch, link=https://www.archlinux.org/packages/?q=smartmontools, alt="Arch", title="Arch")]]
    3837[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/centos_8/smartmontools.svg?header=CentOS%208, link=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/8/BaseOS/x86_64/os/Packages/, alt="CentOS", title="CentOS")]]
    3938[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/fedora_31/smartmontools.svg?header=Fedora%2031, link=https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/smartmontools, alt="Fedora", title="Fedora")]]
    40 [[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/debian_stable/smartmontools.svg?header=Debian%20stable, link=https://packages.debian.org/stable/source/smartmontools, alt="Debian", title="Debian")]]
     39[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/debian_stable/smartmontools.svg?header=Debian%20stable, link=https://packages.debian.org/stable/smartmontools, alt="Debian", title="Debian")]]
    4140[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/ubuntu_18_04_backports/smartmontools.svg?header=Ubuntu%2018.04, link=https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic-backports/smartmontools, alt="Ubuntu", title="Ubuntu")]]
    4241[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/freebsd/smartmontools.svg?header=FreeBSD, link=https://www.freshports.org/sysutils/smartmontools, alt="FreeBSD", title="FreeBSD")]]
    4342[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/pkgsrc_current/smartmontools.svg?header=NetBSD, link=http://pkgsrc.se/sysutils/smartmontools, http://pkgsrc.se/sysutils/smartmontools, alt="NetBSD", title="NetBSD")]]
    4443[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/openbsd/smartmontools.svg?header=OpenBSD, link=http://openports.se/sysutils/smartmontools, alt="OpenBSD", title="OpenBSD")]]
    45 [[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/chocolatey/smartmontools.svg?header=macOS%20%28MacPorts%29, alt="macOS", link=https://github.com/macports/macports-ports/tree/master/sysutils/smartmontools, title="macOS")]]
     44[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/macports/smartmontools.svg?header=macOS%20%28MacPorts%29, alt="macOS", link=https://github.com/macports/macports-ports/tree/master/sysutils/smartmontools, title="macOS")]]
    4645[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/chocolatey/smartmontools.svg?header=Windows%20%28choco%29, link=https://chocolatey.org/packages/smartmontools, alt="Windows", title="Windows")]]
    4746[[Image(https://repology.org/badge/version-for-repo/cygwin/smartmontools.svg?header=Cygwin, link=https://cygwin.com/packages/summary/smartmontools.html, alt="Cygwin", title="Cygwin")]]
    4847
    49 Due to OS-specific issues and also depending on the different state of smartmontools
    50 development on the platforms, device support is not the same for all OS platforms. We provide info
    51 about [wiki:Supported_RAID-Controllers RAID-controller support] here on the homepage
    52 and of course in the [wiki:TocDoc#Manpages manpages].
     48Due to OS-specific issues and also depending on the different state of smartmontools development on the platforms, device support is not the same for all OS platforms.
     49See info about [wiki:Supported_RAID-Controllers RAID-controller], [wiki:USB USB] and [wiki:NVMe_Support NVMe] support here on the homepage and of course in the [wiki:TocDoc#Manpages manpages].
    5350
    54 Thanks to Alexander Shaduri, there is also a graphical user interface for {{{smartctl}}}
    55 available. Go to the Homepage of [http://gsmartcontrol.sourceforge.net/ GSmartControl]
    56 to get all info and the software itself. Have a look at the
    57 [http://gsmartcontrol.sourceforge.net/home/index.php/Screenshots screenshots]
    58 and the [http://gsmartcontrol.sourceforge.net/home/index.php/About feature list]
    59 to get an impression of this nice tool.
     51Thanks to Alexander Shaduri, there is also a graphical user interface for {{{smartctl}}} available.
     52Go to the Homepage of [https://gsmartcontrol.sourceforge.io/ GSmartControl] to get all info and the software itself.
     53Have a look at the [https://gsmartcontrol.sourceforge.io/home/index.php/Screenshots screenshots]
     54and the [https://gsmartcontrol.sourceforge.io/home/index.php/About feature list] to get an impression of this nice tool.
    6055
    6156== Contribute to Smartmontools ==
     
    6358==== Device Information ====
    6459
    65 If your drive is not in the [https://sourceforge.net/p/smartmontools/code/HEAD/tree/trunk/smartmontools/drivedb.h current version of smartmontools drive database] you can help to improve smartmontools information by [wiki:FAQ#MyATASATAdriveisnotinthesmartctlsmartddatabase sending a report about your drive] to our mailinglist [https://listi.jpberlin.de/mailman/listinfo/smartmontools-database smartmontools-database].
     60If your drive is not in the [source:/trunk/smartmontools/drivedb.h current version of smartmontools drive database], you can help to improve smartmontools information by [wiki:FAQ#MyATASATAdriveisnotinthesmartctlsmartddatabase sending a report about your drive] to our mailinglist [https://listi.jpberlin.de/mailman/listinfo/smartmontools-database smartmontools-database].
    6661
    6762We collect info about [wiki:Supported_USB-Devices USB devices that have been successfully or unsuccessfully tested with smartmontools]. If you have a device not listed there, please tell us the test result, by editing the wiki page, and/or by sending an email to the [https://listi.jpberlin.de/mailman/listinfo/smartmontools-database smartmontools-database mailinglist].