DEVINFO(1M) Maintenance 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 partition
information. If the device cannot be opened, an error message is
reported.

OPERANDS


device
Device name.


EXIT STATUS


0
Successful operation.


2
Operation failed.


SEE ALSO


prtvtoc(1M), attributes(5)


May 8, 1997 DEVINFO(1M)