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lspv hdisk1
2012-09-13 15:40:58
User: kaushalmehra
Tags: hard disk unix

This physical volumne - hdisk1 - has TOTAL PPs:11999 (1535872 megabytes) -> 1.5 TB

This physical volumne - hdisk1 - has -> 60 GB

2012-09-13 15:20:06
User: kaushalmehra
Tags: hard disk

The lspv command displays the information about the physical volume if the specific

physical volume name is specified. If you do not add flags to the lspv command, by default

all the available physical volumes are printed along with the following information:

* Physical disk name.

* Physical volume identifiers (PVIDs).

* The volume group, if any, that the physical volume belongs to or the label,if any,

locked with the lkdev command.

* The state of the volume group.

Active-When the volume group is varied on.

Concurrent-When the volume group is varied on in the concurrent mode.

Locked-When the physical volume is locked with the lkdev command.


In the example, the iw406 system has two hard disks.

Phy disk name Phy vol identfrs (PVIDs) volume group State of Volumne group

hdisk0 00f6267c8a99c7b6 rootvg active

hdisk1 00f6267cb3746d01 appinstvg active

hdisk0 is mounted on volume group rootvg. hdisk1 is mounted on volume group appinstvg

hdparm --verbose /dev/sda1
2012-05-04 05:58:58
User: yrkharche1
Functions: hdparm

Useful to get info about the hard disk detail.

smartctl -A /dev/sda | grep Power_On_Hours
cat /dev/sda | pv -r > /dev/null
2011-01-23 22:58:56
User: kerim
Functions: cat

Change your drive letter as you wish.

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



iostat -m -d /dev/sda1
2009-11-27 12:00:48
User: nickleus

The iostat command is used for monitoring system input/output device loading by observing the time the devices are active in relation to their average transfer rates.

in ubuntu to get the iostat program do this:

sudo apt-get install sysstat

i found this command here:


dd if=/dev/hda of=file.img
hdparm -t /dev/sda
sudo dd if=/dev/hda1 of=/dev/hdb2
2009-09-05 09:16:52
User: 0disse0
Functions: dd sudo

This command clone the first partition of the primary master IDE drive to the second partition

of the primary slave IDE drive (!!! back up all data before trying anything like this !!!)