I am using CentOS 5.6 as a guest under Vmware Workstation 7.1. I want to read the SMART stats on my guests. I tried both SCSI and IDE disks as virtual disks but both doesn't support SMART. Similarly I didn't find any thing related to SMART in guest BIOS.
Someone please confirm me that is it even possible to read SMART under vmware workstation?
SMART for vmdks makes no sense and is not implemented
if you want to check if your vmdks are healthy inspect the vmware.log files
then you are out of luck - sorry