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Re: Determining Which Physical Drive Matches Which Logical Device



12:17pm vamythguy said:

> On 1/1/07, Bruno Wolff III <bruno wolff to> wrote:
> >
> > On Sun, Dec 31, 2006 at 23:50:56 -0800,
> >   Curtis Doty <Curtis GreenKey net> wrote:
> > >
> > > Is your original question simply how to identify /dev/sda and /dev/sdd?
> >
> > If so, /dev/drive/by-id will have a list of sym links named by serial
> > number that point back to the /dev/sd? entries that you should be able to
> > use to identify which physical drives you want to pull.
> >
> 
> Thanks.  Yes, that's what I want to know.
> 

To be pedantic, it's /dev/disk/ and you probably want to inspect all by-*/ 
subdirs. Some controllers may not report a disk by-id, but you would 
probably still see it in by-path/.

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