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Old 08-26-2003, 09:51 PM   #1
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need to get a hd's info model # etc

hey, i need to know if theres a command that can tell me a harddrives' info, maker/model #. have no access locally to the box, so i need this info without rebooting.
Old 08-26-2003, 09:56 PM   #2
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use the hdparm command
you have to be root, and if sbin is not in your path, then you'll have to type /sbin/hdparm
type :
man hdparm
to find the different arguments that you can pass...
doing :
hdparm -iI /dev/hda
will give you a very detailed look at your drive....
replace /dev/hda if needed with the correct device.
Old 08-26-2003, 10:09 PM   #3
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thanks man.. just what i needed


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