With the recent (2009-12-23) update to
stopped working if run as non-root.
I did not investigate whether it is because of the change
in the way
or whether it just stopped to be setuid root.
Normally I don’t mind going root to run
smartctl by hand,
but it presents a bit of a problem for the
One possible solution is to add the
munin user to the
add the following two lines to
perm ata 0660 perm xpt0 0660
And finally, run
sh /etc/rc.d/devfs restart.
Being the dummy that I am, I only thought about a simpler solution
when composing this post: just add
user root into the
Besides being simpler, this method has an added advantage: an updated
version of the
can easily incorporate this change.
Dag-Erling: hint, hint. :-)