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Originally Posted by pincrete View Post
Incidentally, the trial DriveDX includes links to drivers for testing external drives (Drivers SAT?) which worked for me .... Smartontools proved inaccessible (overloaded source?)
I just realized a MAJOR goof on my part in the link I provided. Smartmontools isn't the driver for adding support to some external drives. It's the open source software that the other tools (SMART Utility, etc) are built on. The correct driver for adding support to monitor external drives is OS-X-SAT-SMART-Driver. Sorry about the mixup!


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