smartmontools: monitoring S.M.A.R.T. disks and devices

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Nov 15 09:04:00 GMT 2005

On Nov 12 16:25, Christian Franke wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to contribute and maintain the smartmontools package 
> (
> With the (re?)appearance of syslogd, the "smartd" daemon starts to get 
> useful on Cygwin.
> I recently added support to run smartd as service via cygrunsrv, 
> including the ability to install/remove/control service via 
> "/etc/rc.d/init.d/smartd"
> # proposed setup.hint for smartmontools
> sdesc: "Utilities for monitoring S.M.A.R.T. disks and devices"
> ldesc: "Smartmontools contains utility programs (smartctl, smartd)
> to control/monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis
> and Reporting Technology System (S.M.A.R.T.) built into most modern
> ATA and SCSI disks. In many cases, these utilities will provide
> advanced warning of disk degradation and failure.
> Project home page is at"
> curr: 5.34-0-20051107
> category: Utils
> requires: cygwin cygrunsrv
> If there is any interest, I will provide test packages build from 
> current CVS soon.

Just go ahead and ITP the package.  If you wait for a reply to this
question, you might starve.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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