libatasmart-0.19

Introduction to libatasmart

The libatasmart package is a disk reporting library. It only supports a subset of the ATA S.M.A.R.T. functionality.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libatasmart

Installation of libatasmart

Install libatasmart by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make docdir=/usr/share/doc/libatasmart-0.19 install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: skdump and sktest
Installed Library: libatasmart.so
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/libatasmart-0.19

Short Descriptions

skdump

is a utility that reports on the status of the disk.

sktest

is a utility to issue disks tests.

libatasmart.so

contains the ATA S.M.A.R.T API functions.

Last updated on 2014-02-20 11:30:41 +0000