Munin and SMART: monitor hard drives


smart_ plugin


See the list of hard drives in your system.
Notice entries like /dev/sda, /dev/sdb etc. Ignore the partitions labelled /dev/sda1, /dev/sda2, etc.

# ls /dev/sd*


Check where the munin plugins are storted in your system. Depending on your distribution, the plugins might be found here:


On Gentoo, they are found here:


Gentoo ebuild post install:

* Messages for package net-analyzer/munin

* Please follow the munin documentation to set up the plugins you
* need, afterwards start munin-node.
* To make use of munin-async, make sure to set up the corresponding
* SSH key in /var/lib/munin-async/.ssh/authorized_keys
* Please run
* emerge --config net-analyzer/munin
* to automatically configure munin's cronjobs as well as generate
* passwordless SSH keys to be used with munin-async.

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