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Re: disks available

On Tue, 02 Oct 2007 16:50:23 +0200
Ivan Glushkov <glushkov@mail.desy.de> wrote:

> Hi all,
> a simple question: Is there a way under linux, as a user (i.e.
> without superuser privileges) to find out how many hard drives are
> physically connected on the computer? I am not interested in the info
> given by /etc/fstab or by the df command, since both of them are
> showing mounted disks, which is not what I want...
> 	Thanks in advance,
> 	Ivan

lshw (and lshw-gtk) is a good tool to find out things about hardware.
It doesn't need root privileges.


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