Diagnostic tools for external hard drives?

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Mar 15 17:11:03 PST 2005

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 09:14, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> > It probably won't work (most enclosures don't appear to implement the
> > necessary brains to translate the SMART commands) but you could be
> > lucky :)
> No, it didn't work. Here is some output, the drive is connected via
> firewire:

Yeah I get that too :(
Not much you can do without talking to the drive directly via IDE.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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