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azfar
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S.M.A.R.T support in Workstation 7

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?

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continuum
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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


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azfar
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I understand it but actually I have to create a script for checking media health and currently I don't have any physical installation. That's why I am asking it.

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continuum
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then you are out of luck - sorry


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