[Backport Request] Smartmontools 5.39 for Karmic

Bug #500998 reported by yarly on 2009-12-28
This bug affects 2 people
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smartmontools (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: smartmontools

Smartmontools 5.39 was officially released on December 9th, 2009
The last official release was March 10th, 2008.



smartmontools NEWS
$Id: NEWS 2995 2009-12-09 21:01:43Z chrfranke $

The most up-to-date version of this file is:

Date 2009-12-09
Summary: smartmontools release 5.39 (UNSTABLE/EXPERIMENTAL)
- Sourcecode repository moved from CVS to SVN
- Support for USB devices with Cypress, JMicron and Sunplus USB bridges
- USB device type autodetection for some devices on Linux, Windows and FreeBSD
- Support for Areca controllers on Linux
- Support for MegaRAID controllers on Linux
- Support for HighPoint RocketRAID controllers on FreeBSD
- Support RAID controllers using /dev/pass devices on FreeBSD
- Support for up to 128 devices on 3ware controllers
- smartctl option '-l xerror' to print ATA SMART Extended Comprehensive
  Error Log
- smartctl option '-l xselftest' to print ATA SMART Extended Self-test Log
- smartctl option '-l sataphy' to print SATA Phy Event Counters
- smartctl option '-l sasphy' to print SAS device phy information
- smartctl options '-l gplog,...' and '-l smartlog,...' to print any log page
- smartctl option '-x' to print all extended info if available
- smartctl prints SCSI load/unload cycle counts
- Improve display of huge raw values of some SMART attributes
- Option '-d sat+TYPE' to use SAT with controllers which require '-d TYPE'
- Option '-v ID,RAW_FORMAT,ATTR_NAME' to add new vendor specific attributes
- Support for SSD drives using 64-bit raw attributes
- Many additions to drive database
- New simplified syntax for drive database
- Option '-B FILE' to read drive database from a file
- Configure option to add drive database file to distribution
- smartd can now handle attributes 197 and 198 with increasing raw values
- smartd logs changes of self-test execution status
- smartd directive '-n powermode,N' to limit the number of skipped checks
- smartd flag '!' for '-r' and '-R' directives to log changes as critical
- smartd supports scheduled Selective Self-Tests
- Self-tests scheduled during system downtime or disk standby are run after
  next startup
- smartd option '-s PREFIX' to store smartd internal state until next startup
- smartd option '-A PREFIX' to log attributes at each check cycle
- Configure options to enable the above by default
- Change to an object oriented interface to access ATA and SCSI devices
- Linux, Win32 and FreeBSD modules migrated to new interface
- Rework of smartd data structures
- Checkin date and SVN revision and optional BUILD_INFO printed in version info
- Better support for GSmartControl on Windows
- SELinux fixes to 3ware device node creation
- Fix CCISS file descriptor leak on FreeBSD
- Compile fixes for Solaris and FreeBSD
- Use getaddrinfo() instead of gethostbyname() to support IPv6
- C++ Support for QNX Target, already tested for QNX 6.3.2 on x86 and
  armle target
- Additional support for Samsung MLC flash drives
- New device type detection algorithm on FreeBSD, not based on filename
- Support for the adaX (ATA on CAM bus) devices on FreeBSD 8.0 and high

yarly (ih8junkmai1) wrote :

Compiled from source smartmontools-5.39.tar.gz without problems

sudo checkinstall

Sergey Svishchev (svs) wrote :

Karmic has reached EOL

summary: - REQ: Backport Smartmontools 5.39 for Karmic
+ [Backport Request] Smartmontools 5.39 for Karmic
tags: added: karmic upgrade-software-version
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2012-07-20
Changed in smartmontools (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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