madunix at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 06:22:23 UTC 2008
since am using Harware RAID controller, am gonna disable it... and use the
monitoring tools of dell
On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 7:50 AM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> Mad Unix wrote:
>> last night I checked the log messages on the server Dell PE2950 6xSAS 146G
>> I found the smartd running , I did not request such daemon
>> [root at PowerEdge1 pons]# tail -f /var/log/messages
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: Home page is
>> http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/ Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1
>> smartd: Opened configuration file /etc/smartd.conf
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: Configuration file
>> /etc/smartd.conf parsed.
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: Device: /dev/sda, opened
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: Device: /dev/sda, IE (SMART) not
>> enabled, skip device Try 'smartctl -s on /dev/sda' to turn on SMART features
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: Unable to register SCSI device
>> /dev/sda at line 32 of file /etc/smartd.conf
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: Device /dev/sda not available
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: Monitoring 0 ATA and 0 SCSI
>> Aug 25 08:27:30 PowerEdge1 smartd: smartd has fork()ed into
>> background mode. New PID=8045.
>> Aug 25 08:27:31 PowerEdge1 pcscd: winscard.c:304:SCardConnect() Reader
>> E-Gate 0 0 Not Found
>> How can i disable it, do i really need it on my system ... inputs really
> well, if you configure your disks to enable SMART, it can provide advance
> disk failure information. if the disks are on hardware PERC raid, then you
> probably cant use SMART, and instead would use whatever RAID controller
> monitoring software dell provides...
> otherwise,, um, like any service,...
> # chkconfig smartd off
> # service smartd stop
> will disable it from running on the next boot, and stop it now.
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