Display Hard disk Infomation using hdparm

Hdparm is a free tool for linux to measure sequential disk performance which is primarily used to tune and optimize disk parameters or to set and view hard disk drive hardware parameters. It is working on SATA/ATA/IDE/SAS disk. The command below has been tested on CentOS 6.5 and running on VMware ESXi 4.1 virtual machine. […]

How to Check Disk Read Write Speed in Linux

Measuring sequential disk performance is easy in linux as every modern Linux distribution comes with a command line utility called hdparm. Hdparm is a free tool to measure sequential disk performance which is primarily used to tune and optimize disk parameters. It is important to read hdparm man page and perform full backup before using […]

How to Fix “-bash: hdparm: command not found” on Linux CentOS 6.3

Question: When i try to run hdparm command to check to check the hard drive read and writing speed, the following error has been returned. Hdparm is a command line utility to measure sequential disk performance which is primarily used to tune and optimize disk parameters. Hdparm is free software under the BSD license. [root@centos63 […]

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