[CentOS] Command for physical (hard) disk information

Donald Murray, P.Eng. donaldm314 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 15:00:28 UTC 2005


For IDE disks you can also use:
hdparm -i $DEVICE

The output from smartclt is way better looking. 

On 9/13/05, Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17 at duke.edu> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 13 Sep 2005 at 5:57pm, Truejack wrote
> 
> 
> > How can I get the hard disk information like, its serial number, 
> description
> >
> > ...through a command that like the kind of information we get on Solaris
> > thro' 'iostat -En'.
> 
> smartctl -i $DEVICE
> 
> where $DEVICE is the disk drive.
> 
> --
> Joshua Baker-LePain
> Department of Biomedical Engineering
> Duke University
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