[zfs-discuss] Request for assistance: Building drive identifier database

Tamas Papp tompos at martos.bme.hu
Sun Aug 11 16:20:59 EDT 2013


On 08/11/2013 06:11 PM, Richard Yao wrote:
> I thought about it, but I have not found a compelling reason to do it. A
> few people have sent me identifiers for drives that do not lie. I guess
> I could keep them around for future reference.
>
> One person used this command on his system to get all of the requisite
> information:
>
> for d in {a..l} ; do echo "Device /dev/sd$d"; ./drive_id /dev/sd$d;
> hdparm -I /dev/sd$d | grep "Sector size"; echo -en "\n\n"; done
>
> It generated a rather nice output, which he sent me.

Where is drive_id from?

tamas



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