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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'"

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