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diskpart parameters

Posted on 2009-12-28
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Is diskpart -i a valid parameter. I see it mentioned online. but it gives error as "DiskPart was unable to process the parameters."

When I did DISKPART /?, it gives
"Microsoft DiskPart syntax:
        diskpart [/s <script>] [/?]

        /s <script> - Use a DiskPart script.
        /?          - Show this help screen."

I would just like to see the basic info on the SAN disks on the server.

What am not doing right in using this command?

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Perhaps this was a valid switch in an older version of DISKPART, but it isn't in Windows XP and up.

What specific information are you trying to retrieve?  You might be able to use FSUTIL or a script instead.
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are you using Windows Server 2008/R2?
Or WinPE?
Then Diskpart is a program in where you can run other commands.
ex: DISKPART - ENTER - this starts diskpart
then type commands, like
LIST DISK (to list disks)
SELECT DISK 0/1/2/3 ... given the number of the disk
LIST PARTITION (to list partiitons)

read more here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770877%28WS.10%29.aspx

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Windows server 2003 SP2. I am trying to find the partition offset of each of the drives.
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Thanks for your help.

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