O/S Differences & Programmatic Limitations

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S.M.A.R.T. Disk Monitor runs the same under all of these operating systems *. The only limitations are those imposed by your operating system, which set limits on the number of devices.

S.M.A.R.T. Disk Monitor's programmatic limitations include:
·255 SCSI Devices  
·16 Logical SCSI Controllers  
·255 Alert Rules (saved in the file RULESDB.TXT)  
·200 Statistical Alert rules (saved in the file STATUSPARMS.TXT)  
·255 Drive entries (saved in the file SENSEDB.TXT)  
·255 Disk drive manufacturers  
·Unlimited number of extended inquiry records per SCSI device (INQUIRYDB.TXT)  

Memory requirement is around 3 MB of RAM, and CPU overhead is statistically insignificant. Only 3 disk I/Os are generated during polling, unless statistical (log page) polling is enabled. Then add one I/O for each statistical alert rule set. Extended inquiry records will only generate an I/O when viewing the SCSI Device Information box, and the results will appear in the additional drive information window

* OK, there is one small difference ... The view physical partitions function does not display on Windows 95/98 systems for IDE disk drives only.

The minimum screen resolution must be 600 x 800 pixels in order to fully see the main program screen without panning.