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Old 06-06-2002, 08:27 AM   #1
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Arrow Reading the HDD serial number

Hi guys,

I need some help badly. I need to read the HDD serial number (not the VolumeID) of IDE and SCSI HDDs. It would be nice if someone had the appropriate C++, Delphi/Kylix, or Java code.

Thx for your help!
Old 06-06-2002, 02:27 PM   #2
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/sbin/hdparm -i /dev/hda

find the source for hdparm and that should help if ya need a program


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