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I need to find out what disks I have, actually I need to understand the disk environment better.

I perform the following:

[root@hx5 ~]# df -h
Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00
                       23G   13G  9.4G  57% /
/dev/sda1              99M   13M   81M  14% /boot
tmpfs                  32G     0   32G   0% /dev/shm
//10.14.10.10/CTTShare
                      3.6T  698G  2.7T  21% /mnt/archiver

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Obviously I must have a sda and probably a sda2 in addtion to the sda1 listed.

How can I see a list of all drives in Linux

How can I see a list of all devices
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fdisk -l

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will show you all found drives/partitions (thats a lowercase L), might need to do as root.
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The disk is /dev/sda (SCSI disk "a").

/dev/sda1 is the first partition on /dev/sda

To see details about LVM (Logical Volume Manager) try:

pvdisplay - display attributes of a physical volume
vgdisplay - display volume groups and their attributes
lvdisplay - display attributes of a logical volume

It's indeed similar to AIX' lspv, lsvg, lslv ...

wmp

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Hi,

1.Under Linux, all data are stored as files. Most users are familiar with the two primary types of
files: text and binary. But the /proc/ directory contains another type of file called a virtual file. It
is for this reason that /proc/ is often referred to as a virtual file system.

2.Virtual files such as
/proc/interrupts,
 /proc/meminfo,
 /proc/mounts, and /proc/partitions

 provide an up-to-the-moment of the system's hardware. Others, like
the /proc/filesystems file and the /proc/sys/ directory provide system configuration
information and interfaces.
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MS
Hi,

Use dmidecode command also.

MS