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Terminal - Commands tagged disk - 10 results
find . -type d -print0 | xargs -0 du -s | sort -n | tail -10 | cut -f2 | xargs -I{} du -sh {} | sort -rn
fsarchvier probe simple
awk '{if ($NF ~ "^[a-zA-Z].*[0-9]$" && $NF !~ "c[0-9]+d[0-9]+$" && $NF !~ "^loop.*") print "/dev/"$NF}' /proc/partitions
awk '{if ($NF ~ "^[a-zA-Z].*[a-zA-Z]$" && $NF !~ "name" || $NF ~ "c[0-9]+d[0-9]+$") print "/dev/"$NF}' /proc/partitions
du -sch *
2011-12-06 18:38:20
User: anarcat
Functions: du
Tags: space du disk
-1

All folders, human-readable, no subfolder, with a total. Even shorter.

smartctl --attributes /dev/sda
2011-10-13 20:21:03
User: ShadowCat8
1

This is to pull all the saved S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) information from a hard drive.

This can give you an idea of the nature and extent of an issue on a failing hard drive.

dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
2011-08-14 16:37:06
User: marcel
Functions: dd
Tags: disk io vps
2

Especially useful to gauge the performance of a VPS.

vzlist -a -H -o hostname,diskspace,diskspace.s,veid | awk '{ printf( "%2.f%\t%s\t%s\n"), $2*100/$3, $4, $1}' | sort -r
cat /dev/sda | pv -r > /dev/null
2011-01-23 22:58:56
User: kerim
Functions: cat
-1

Change your drive letter as you wish.

Using pv command for speed detect.First of all you must install pv command for usage.

http://www.bayner.com/

kerim@bayner.com

du -hs /path/to/target