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Old 06-21-2009, 11:03 AM   #1
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help with dd needed


How do I use dd (or something) to discover what the disks and files on my computer are actually listed as for the purposes of using the dd commands, for example /dev/sda etc.
 
Old 06-21-2009, 11:20 AM   #2
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dd does not do any file/device discovery. It will happily accept just about any file you have permissions to in the filesystem. So I guess your best tool for discovering files for use with dd is ls.
 
Old 06-21-2009, 01:34 PM   #3
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You can find out the names of your disk drives by looking in /sys/block directory
 
  


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