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Re: linux box HDD size question



On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 22:15 -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> > [root linux root]# df -h
> > Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> > /dev/sda3             4.0G  289M  3.5G   8% /
> > /dev/sda9             6.6G  1.9G  4.5G  30% /apps
> > /dev/sda1             250M   45M  193M  19% /boot
> > /dev/sda6             5.0G  1.7G  3.1G  36% /home
> > none                  1.3G     0  1.3G   0% /dev/shm
> > /dev/sda8             2.0G   83M  1.8G   5% /tmp
> > /dev/sda7             4.0G  3.1G  712M  82% /usr
> > /dev/sda5             6.9G  157M  6.4G   3% /var
> 
> The above adds up to about 30 gig.  There are no RAID volumes.  RAID volumes 
> would show up as /dev/md?? filesystems.

Hardware RAID controllers will present the array as single SCSI disc,
looking just like the above. To find out whether a RAID controller or an
ordinary SCSI controller is used the file /var/log/dmesg can be
consulted. It usually also talks about the type of RAID, and the size of
the disk(s).

Cheers
Steffen.


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