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Old 04-30-2013, 06:17 AM   #1
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Find out form factor of HP DL360G7 in SUSE linux

Hi all,

I am trying to find out hard disk form factor of my server.The server is HP DL 360 G7 and I am running suse linux. I tried following commands but no success. /proc/scsi/scsi
2.hdparm -I /dev/sr0

This is the preliminary information:
fdisk -l

Disk /dev/cciss/c0d0: 299.9 GB, 299966445568 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 36468 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00003cff

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/cciss/c0d0p1 * 1 66 530113+ 83 Linux
/dev/cciss/c0d0p2 67 9204 73400985 8e Linux LVM
/dev/cciss/c0d0p3 9205 36468 218998080 83 Linux

Disk /dev/cciss/c0d1: 299.9 GB, 299966445568 bytes
255 heads, 32 sectors/track, 71798 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 8160 * 512 = 4177920 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000074

I need this information badly. Thanks in advance
Old 04-30-2013, 08:27 AM   #2
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You can use
to find out what devices are mount where.

Then, once you know the disk's name in /dev/*, you can try
cat /sys/block/<devname>/device/model
Then look up the model name on google and try to find the form factor there.


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