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Re: finding the rpm of the hard drive

On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:19:16 -0500
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi <kamaraju@bluebottle.com> wrote:

> Is there a command in Debian Sid (or in Linux in general) to find
> out the rpm of a SCSI hard drive? I can actually remove it and look
> at the label of the hard drive, but I rather not shutdown the
> machine just for this. I tried hdparm, had a cursory look in /proc,
> tried google etc., but no luck in any of them.
> thanks
> raju
> -- 

It may be a bit more than what you want but, I installed lshw.  It
gives all the hardware information available including, on SCSI
drives, the RPM.

> id:	
> disk:0
> description: 	SCSI Disk
> product: 	ST318406LC
> vendor: 	SEAGATE
> physical id: 	
> 0.0.0
> bus info: 	
> scsi@0:0.0.0
> logical name: 	
> /dev/sda
> version: 	010A
> serial: 	3FE1DACL000072442RDU
> size: 	17GB
> capacity: 	17GB
> capabilities: 10000rpm partitioned partitioned:dos
> configuration:	
> ansiversion	=	3

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