smartmontools startup script problem

Eduard Martinescu martines at
Wed Mar 10 11:40:12 PST 2004

Ports was just recently updated to 5.30 (I submitted the patch a couple
of days ago, and I recall seeing the PR closed).  I haven't actually
tried to setup periodic offline tests.  Send me an email with your
command line, and I will attempt to duplicate.

On Wed, 2004-03-10 at 11:51, Evren Yurtesen wrote:

> Hi,
> It is ok. I also think that the never version of smartmontools have a 
> lot of nice features, like doing long offline tests etc. periodically.
> Will you update the freebsd port?
> I dont know if this is a FreeBSD issue but I am not able to activate 
> periodic 4hour offline tests in my drives.? do you have such problem?
> Evren
> Eduard Martinescu wrote:
> > Evren,
> > Sorry it took so long for me to get back to you.  I guess I never
> > noticed any issues because /usr/local/sbin is on the default path for
> > ROOT for my system.  I can look at making a change to include the full
> > path to the command for a future release of smartmontools.
> > 
> > Ed
> > On Sun, 2004-02-29 at 19:41, Evren Yurtesen wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>This smartmontools startup script doesnt function properly in my 
> >>5.2-current machine. I fixed the problem by defining the whole path to 
> >>smartd inside the script. Is this normal or something wrong with my 
> >>system? how can I get the paths working at boot time? or should this be 
> >>fixed in the port?
> >>
> >>Evren
> > 
> > 

Eduard Martinescu <martines at>

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