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Is there a Linux command that I can execute that will output the list of disk controllers in my system and if possible, what partitions are attached to each?

I have a VMWare ESX server running on an IBM x445 and I need to get this information without rebooting the machine if possible so that I don't disrupt access to any of the VMs.

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lspci will list all of the pci devices, including controllers.

take a look at /proc/ too, like /proc/scsi/scsi will show you scsi disk, which cards, chanels, etc... the drives are on.  You should be able to track down which partitions are where with a combination of mount and fdisk and info in /proc.

If your logs haven't rolled the kernel bootup messages show you a nice printout of disks, partitions, and controllers too.
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