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RE: Physical Disk Size



 will df -h not give you the information you want? 

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Subject: Re: Physical Disk Size




The fdisk -l does not come back with anything, i just returns to the command
prompt. The *fdisk -l* does not run at all and just says command not found.
The dmesg does not give me the disk size in the output either.
Any more ideas?

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Andrew Bridgeman corusgroup com wrote:
>
> Could someone tell me a command i can run on my Redhat machines to 
> find
out
> the physical disk size of the hard disk in the machine without having 
> to take the disk out and look at it , this is because  i have some 
> machines that are 18/36/72/73 gig and need to know which ones they 
> are. I have run
a
> fdisk to show the partitions but i am unsure if all of the machines 
> have been configured to use all of the disk so there must be a command 
> i can
run
> to just check this out?
> Any help would be much appreciated.
>

Fdisk tells you the size of the disk, as well as the partitions.

# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 72.9 GB, 72999763968 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 8875 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512
= 8225280 bytes

Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *           1          13      104391   83  Linux
/dev/sda2              14        1288    10241437+  82  Linux swap
/dev/sda3            1289        8875    60942577+  8e  Linux LVM


On the first line of output it says the disk is 72.9GB.

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