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Which hard disk drive is which?

How can I get more information about devices?

For example how do I determine what /dev/sda1 is?

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one of the answers here should be what you are looking for askubuntu.com/questions/27997/which-hard-disk-drive-is-which/… –  Allan Mar 7 '11 at 22:28

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To get information about the file system on the device use

udisks --show-info /dev/sda1

Use just sda instead of sda1 to get information about the disk.

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