I wanted to know if my disk contains any HPA(Host Protected Area), by issuing the command hdparm -I /dev/sdx, but I am getting error
*/dev/sdx: HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(identify) failed: Invalid exchange*
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Are you sure the drive is named
Double check that the drive is the one you're meaning to query (hint: Try