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Old 07-05-2005, 02:40 PM   #1
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cylinders, heads and spt-command?

Is there a command to find out cylinders, heads and spt of an HD? What is spt?
Do these 3 specifications also exist for floppies? - i think they do. Can this command be also used for floppies?
Old 07-05-2005, 02:52 PM   #2
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For disks : hdparm /dev/hdXX .
It gives :
geometry = cylinders, heads, sectors , .....

Dont know what is spt .... ?? Maybe sb means sectors.....

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