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Disk Identify

Juan de Los Palotes
Frequent Advisor

Disk Identify

Hi Guys

How can I identify which are internal disk and san disk on redhat linux?

Thanks a Lot for your help
Honored Contributor

Re: Disk Identify

either you can check with command "fdsik -l" or "cat /proc/partitions"

if the disk is directly connected, then the device name in /proc/partitions file has an entry like

it will be more clear if you give your scenario.
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Court Campbell
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Re: Disk Identify

I would go with

# cat /proc/scsi/scsi

You could probably figure it out from the output.
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David Claypool
Honored Contributor

Re: Disk Identify

If it's a ProLiant and the ProLiant Support Pack is loaded, you can tell the disk to flash to identify itself from the System Management Homepage.