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Old 09-12-2006, 05:07 AM   #1
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Question How to check server/computer details? CPU, HD?

I just ordered a dual xeon server and want to verify that it has the correct specifications:

Dual Xeon processors
2 x hard drives RAID1

What are the commands I should type to verify?

I know for cpu, I typed cat /proc/cpuinfo and it showed processors 0-3, but in top it shows just 1 cpu?

The hard drives are using a RAID1 setup, if I type df -h is it going to display both hard drives? Because I am only seeing one of them.

Old 09-12-2006, 07:31 AM   #2
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RAID1 is just mirrorring (see So, both disks will have the same data on them. Depending on how the logical volumes are defined, df will show different results. Search for info on "LVM" and stuff like that.

You could also try looking in /proc/ide/hd* if there IDE hard drives.
Old 09-12-2006, 07:42 AM   #3
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What about the CPU, why does top list only 1 CPU?

The hard drives are scsi, I see this:

Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
Vendor: HITACHI Model: HUS103073FL3600 Rev: SA1B
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision 03

Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 08 Lun: 00
Vendor: HITACHI Model: HUS103073FL3600 Rev: SA1B
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision 03

Is this 2 SCSI hard drives? And how do I know if it is on a RAID1 setup currently?


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