Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Quick And Easy Local Filesystem Troubleshooting For SUSE Linux

Nov 29, 2008, 08:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"Determine your server model, number of disks and volume groups. Since you're on SUSE, you may as well use the "hwinfo" command. I never know how much I'm going to need to know about the system when I first tackle a problem, so I'll generally dump it all into a file and then extract it from there as needed. See our really old post for a script that Lists out hardware information on SUSE Linux in a more pleasant format:

"host # hwinfo >/var/tmp/hwinfo.out
host # grep system.product /var/tmp/hwinfo.out
system.product = 'ProLiant DL380 G4'"

Complete Story

Related Stories: