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I am running FC6 and am working to upgrade it. In the process, I would like to add some additional HDD's. How can I take inventory of the current drives I have and possible space for new internal drives.

The server is a Dell PowerEdge 860.

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jon - this would be better suited to ServerFault.com as it is server administration related. – Tommy Jun 22 '10 at 3:30
    
oops. I thought I was posting to serverfault.... thx. – jon077 Jun 22 '10 at 3:42

If you're looking for total raw space available on the disks, smartctl, parted, and fdisk can show you that.

If you're looking for in-use, including on partitions that aren't mounted, gparted might be the way to go, though it isn't quite as automated / trivial.

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cat /proc/partitions

shows all disks/partitions detected by the kernel

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