Updated smartmontools packages that fix multiple bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The smartmontools packages provide the smartctl tool and the smartd daemon to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI hard disks.
The smartmontools packages have been upgraded to upstream version 5.43, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#826144)
All users of smartmontools are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.