Binary package “smartmontools” in ubuntu precise
control and monitor storage systems using S.M.A.R.T.
The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd)
to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and
Reporting Technology System (S.M.A.R.T.) built into most modern ATA and SCSI
hard disks. It is derived from the smartsuite package, and includes support
for ATA/ATAPI-5 disks. It should run on any modern Linux system.