Determine usb-storage capacity

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sun Jan 24 22:36:14 UTC 2010

In the last episode (Jan 25), Ivan Borodin said:
> Greetings!
> A short  question: is there a way to determine usb-storage and md-device
> capacity( for further fdisk and bsdlabel applying ) from within a sh script,
> in which device's /dev file-name is present? Something similar to atacontrol
> cap | grep lba...

Works for all disk devices:
  diskinfo /dev/da0

Works for devices attached via CAM:
  camcontrol readcap da0 

See the respective manpages for more info.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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