Author - Jayant Danech

SSD vs HDD

Know if disk is a SSD or normal HDD

In many cases, we have found servers having mixed type of disks, SSD for operating systems and normal large HDD for storage, so how to differentiate which disk is SSD and which one is not? Here’s how it can be detected: For Linux Operating Systems: There are 2 methods:Method 1: Use of lsblk..Use command lsblk -o name,rota and it will give a block list with ROTA value as 1 or 0 (1 for Normal HDD and 0 for SSD). NAME [...]

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