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    SubjectRe: Disk geometry from /sys
    Francis Moreau wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > I'm trying to know the geometry of my hard disk from a bash script
    > and that's the reason I'm looking in /sys. The reason is that I'd like
    > to figure out the size of a cylinder without doing a
    > ioctl(bdev, HDIO_GETGEO, &geo)

    $ DEV=/dev/sda
    $ GEOM="`/sbin/hdparm -g $DEV | awk '{print $3}'`"
    $ echo $GEOM
    19457/255/63
    $

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