Getting Detailed Hard Drive Information Using hdparm

hdparm is a command in Linux that can provide you with a great deal of information about a hard drive. It is commonly used when getting hard drive serial numbers, bios versions, format information, etc…

To get this detailed information in Linux using hdparm perform the following:

hdparm -i /dev/sda

Note that you will need to specify the device path of your had drive.

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