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Old 07-11-2008, 05:04 PM
"Ed Donahue"
 
Default Linux equivalent of 'format' in solaris

It shows the physical disks on the server

bash-2.05b# format
*Searching for disks...done
*
*
*AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
******* 0. c0t2d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
********** /sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@2,0

******* 1. c0t3d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
********** /sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@3,0
******* 2. c0t4d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
********** /sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@4,0

******* 3. c1t10d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
********** /sbus@3,0/QLGC,isp@0,10000/sd@a,0
******* 4. c1t11d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
********** /sbus@3,0/QLGC,isp@0,10000/sd@b,0

******* 5. c1t12d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
********** /sbus@3,0/QLGC,isp@0,10000/sd@c,0
*Specify disk (enter its number):

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Old 07-11-2008, 05:11 PM
Jeff
 
Default Linux equivalent of 'format' in solaris

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 12:04 PM, Ed Donahue <liberaled@gmail.com> wrote:
> It shows the physical disks on the server
>
> bash-2.05b# format
> Searching for disks...done
>
>
> AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
> 0. c0t2d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
> /sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@2,0
> 1. c0t3d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
> /sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@3,0
> 2. c0t4d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
> /sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@4,0
> 3. c1t10d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
> /sbus@3,0/QLGC,isp@0,10000/sd@a,0
> 4. c1t11d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
> /sbus@3,0/QLGC,isp@0,10000/sd@b,0
> 5. c1t12d0 <SUN18G cyl 7506 alt 2 hd 19 sec 248>
> /sbus@3,0/QLGC,isp@0,10000/sd@c,0
> Specify disk (enter its number):

There is no 'one' equivalent.

If you want to partition disks, use fdisk.

If you want to see the physical hardware info, try cat
/proc/scsi/scsi or cat /proc/ide/hd?/model

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Jeff
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