Re: 2.6.22-rc regression: smartctl does not work with SATA disk

From: Mark Lord
Date: Sun Jun 10 2007 - 18:33:41 EST

Kai Makisara wrote:
The command 'smartctl -a /dev/sdb' fails with 2.6.22-rc4 kernel. The disk /dev/sdb is a SATA disk. The command does work still with a real SCSI disk.

Last time I checked, one must supply the "-d ata" parameter to smartctl
for it to work with libata drives. Has this changed?
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