Linux interface to SMART data for hard disks.

Examples

Show identifying information about a device

smartctl -i /dev/sda

Show drive attributes

This shows a bunch of recorded information that is updated over the life of the drive.

smartctl -A /dev/sda

Show the same information with better output showing vendor flags

smartctl -A -f brief /dev/sda

Show all data

smartctl -x /dev/sda

See Also