[techtalk] linux + disk

Kir Kolyshkin kir at sgp.sever.ru
Wed Dec 29 11:21:06 EST 1999

Kathy Hargreaves wrote:

> Does anyone know if Red Hat 5.2 has any Y2K problems?

www.redhat.com claims that since 4.2 there are no y2k related problems.
But I think there are many other problems, so in any case you should at
least apply all the recommended updates.

> Also, I seem to remember there's a way to find out how large a disk I
> have without having to open my box and look at it.  Anyone?

One (bad) way (if your disks are not scsi) is to
  cat /proc/ide/hd$/capacity
there $ is a, b etc.

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