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I have only shell access to a machine (I'm remote and I ssh in) but I can sudo. I am told by someone on-site that he has added a hard disk drive to the machine. I need to mount it (which I know how to do), but first I need to find it. I know nothing more. How do I find it? Where is it? And if there's more than one HDD there (wherever I'm finding this unmounted drive), then how do I know which is the new one?

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To find a list of hdd(s), type lsblk.

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+1 ....the command output is very cool... – Qasim Apr 29 '13 at 3:57
This is a very useful command... – Meintjes Apr 29 '13 at 9:35
+1: many thanks: this seems to work, and shows a good amount of information. It doesn't show the new HDD, however. Perhaps the guy who says he added it to the machine didn't in fact. – msh210 Apr 29 '13 at 14:24

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