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[ANNOUNCEMENT] smartmontools 6.6-1

The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:

* smartmontools-6.6-1

Changes include:
- smartctl '-i' and '--identify': ATA ACS-4 and SATA 3.3 enhancements.
- smartctl: Control ATA write cache through SCT Feature Control
  with '-s wcache-sct,ata|on|off[,p]' and '-g wcache-sct'.
- smartctl: Print ATA Pending Defects log with '-l defects'.
- smartctl '-s wcreorder,on|off': New persistent flag ',p'.
- smartctl '-s standby': Prevent temporary drive spinup.
- smartctl '-n POWERMODE': New parameter to set exit status.
- smartctl '-g security': ATA Security Level check fixed.
- smartctl '-l scttemp*': Print minimum supported ERC Time Limit.
- smartctl '-q noserial': Now also suppresses "SAS address" output.
- smartctl '-i': Print IEEE EUI-64 of NVMe namespace.
- smartctl '-c': Print NVMe 1.3 feature flags.
- smartctl '-A': Print NVMe 1.3 thermal temperature transition
- smartctl '-g/s dsn': Get/set ATA DSN.
- smartd: Uses also device identify information to detect for duplicate
- smartd '-e dsn' directive: Set ATA DSN.
- smartd: Improved SCSI/SAS temperature logging.
- smartd: Silence emails and log messages on open errors of
  '-d removable' devices.
- smartd: Exit on device open error unless '-q never' or '-d removable'
  is specified (regression).
- update-smart-drivedb: Now authenticates downloaded file with GnuPG.
- update-smart-drivedb: New options '--trunk', '--no-verify' and
- Device type '-d intelliprop,N' for IntelliProp controllers.
- SCSI: Default timeout increased to 1 minute.
- HDD, SSD and USB additions to drive database.
- New smartmontools-* mailing list addresses.
- Man page formatting reworked.
- Windows: Support for Windows 10 NVMe driver (stornvme.sys).
- Windows: Fix CSMI access for IRST driver 15.2.

For a full list of changes see NEWS and ChangeLog in
/usr/share/doc/smartmontools and ticket report at

For open issues see

Christian Franke

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