DISK_STAT

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: OCT 2004
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NAME

disk_stat - Show the details of a disk - LINUX ONLY  

SYNOPSIS

disk_stat [-V] hd_device

 

DESCRIPTION

disk_stat works in only Linux and uses ATA commands to query a harddisk. The important information that it currently gives is the actual number of sectors and if there is a Host Protected Area (HPA) on the disk.

The options are as follows:

-V
Display version
hd_device
The device corresponding to the hard disk. Typically it is /dev/hdX.

 

EXAMPLES

disk_stat /dev/hdd

 

HISTORY

disk_stat first appeared in The Sleuth Kit v1.73.

It is based on code from http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/setmax.c

 

LIMITATIONS

disk_stat works only in Linux and does not support large disks. It will also not work on ATA disks connected with USB or Firewire.

 

AUTHOR

Brian Carrier <carrier@sleuthkit.org>


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXAMPLES
HISTORY
LIMITATIONS
AUTHOR

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