Show the 1000*1000 and 1024*1024 size of HDs on system

for I in $(awk '/d[a-z]+$/{print $4}' /proc/partitions); do sudo hdparm -I '/dev/'$I; done | grep 'device size with M'
I know this sucks in some way but if someone can improve it please be my guest
Sample Output
        device size with M = 1024*1024:       38166 MBytes
        device size with M = 1000*1000:       40020 MBytes (40 GB)
        device size with M = 1024*1024:       58627 MBytes
        device size with M = 1000*1000:       61475 MBytes (61 GB)
        device size with M = 1024*1024:      238475 MBytes
        device size with M = 1000*1000:      250059 MBytes (250 GB)

By: ElAlecs
2010-03-02 18:56:32

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What Others Think

The 'for I' will choke on partition names with white space (more specifically, the setting of IFS) since it will return a paragraph.
drewk · 545 weeks and 2 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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