how do I know which partition my harddisk is ?

Allard Welter allard at
Sun Oct 2 17:48:34 PDT 2005

On Monday 03 October 2005 01:31, fsshl wrote:
> my harddisk is in IDE2, the wire connected as master
> is that hdc or hda3 ?
> may be there are some appropriate command to probe this info in
> linux,

You can look in /proc. For instance "cat /proc/ide/ide?/hd?/model" will 
give you exactly that, then all you need to know is the model of your 
hardware. (Just replace the ? with where you're looking ...)


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