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Is there a simple way to convince FreeBSD 7.x or 8.x to give me SMART data on hard drives? Preferably from the command line since I normally run these systems as headless servers. I've been spoiled by Ubuntu desktop which reports hard drive SMART data via System/Administration/Disk Utility applet... but I'd rather not install Gnome on these FreeBSD systems if I can avoid it.

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cd /usr/ports/sysutils/smartmontools/ && make install clean && rehash
smartctl -a /dev/ad0
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