device lacks SMART capability

Predrag Punosevac punosevac72 at
Thu Sep 28 20:52:32 PDT 2017

Matthew Dillon <dillon at> wrote:

> It's probably trying to use IDE ioctls instead of SCSI.  Try this:
> Try smartctl -d sat -a /dev/<blah>
> -Matt

Just a snipped of working smartd.conf file for people who might have
similar problem

/dev/da0  -d sat -a -o on -S on -s (S/../.././00|L/../../6/01) -m root

smartd works for me on 4.8-RELEASE DragonFly v4.8.1.5.g69508-RELEASE #9


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