disk drive serial number
jerrymc at msu.edu
Mon Nov 12 08:58:52 PST 2007
On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 06:38:08PM -0500, Josh Carroll wrote:
> > is there a way to get the serial number from a drive from within the OS? im
> > trying to audit the drives in my file server, but without pulling the thing
> > from the rack and cracking it open. they are just standard sata drives, not
> > on any sort of raid controller (ie, i know 3ware cards are capable of pulling
> > the drive info).
> Check dmesg (or /var/run/dmesg.boot). The serial number should show, e.g.:
> ad8: 381553MB <Seagate ST3400633AS 3.AAH> at ata4-master SATA150
Which is the serial?
I see the extended model id.
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