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Re: [vox-tech] Hard Disk Info
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Re: [vox-tech] Hard Disk Info



alfredo,

if you want a benchmark of previously unread (or stuff unread for
awhile) data, you may want to use -t instead of -T.

if you find yourself accessing data repetedly you may want to use -T
because it's basically a benchmark for cached data.

pete



begin ALLO (Alfredo Lopez) <ald@novozymesbiotech.com> 
> Thanks a lot Guys!
> I'll check those "T's" options.  I didn't notice that the first line of
> hdparm -I is the model ID of the HD, Duh!
> 
> Alfredo
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> 
> ALLO (Alfredo Lopez) wrote:
> 
> >Hi,
> >Is there a way to query a system and get the HD speed?
> >I tried "hdparm -I" but I does not reports the speed. Is there another 
> >command that will give that info without opening the case.  I am 
> >interested in getting info on one of our remote servers that is why I 
> >am emailing instead of opening the case :-))
> >
> >Thanks in advance,
> >
> >Alfredo
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> >
> Hello Alfred,
> 
> The option I usually use is hdparm -i or -I to get the actual hard drive 
> information.  This may give you the manufacturer and model number.  With 
> the info you can look up the drive on the manufacturers web site to get 
> the specifications on the drive.  If you do a man hdparm you will get 
> more information on the -i and -I options.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Stephen
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