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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for devinfo (opensolaris section 1m)

devinfo(1M)						  System Administration Commands					       devinfo(1M)

NAME
devinfo - print device specific information
SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/devinfo -i device /usr/sbin/devinfo -p device
DESCRIPTION
The devinfo command is used to print device specific information about disk devices on standard out. The command can only be used by the superuser.
OPTIONS
-i Prints the following device information: o Device name o Software version (not supported and prints as 0) o Drive id number (not supported and prints as 0) o Device blocks per cylinder o Device bytes per block o Number of device partitions with a block size greater than zero -p Prints the following device partition information: o Device name o Device major and minor numbers (in hexadecimal) o Partition start block o Number of blocks allocated to the partition o Partition flag o Partition tag This command is used by various other commands to obtain device specific information for the making of file systems and determining parti- tion information. If the device cannot be opened, an error message is reported.
OPERANDS
device Device name.
EXIT STATUS
0 Successful operation. 2 Operation failed.
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
prtvtoc(1M), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 8 May 1997 devinfo(1M)