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Re: Which device did I boot from?

From: Felix Miata
Subject: Re: Which device did I boot from?
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 13:09:54 -0400
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On 2007/06/22 05:41 (GMT-0500) Dallas Clement apparently typed:

> Can anyone tell me how to determine which device Linux booted from.  I
> am using GRUB to boot Linux.  My menu.lst config is this:

> title           GNU/Linux, kernel
> root            (hd0,0)
> kernel          /boot/kernels/bzImage

> Once booted from Linux, I would like to be able to tell which Linux
> device, i.e. /dev/hdx or /dev/sdx corresponds to hd0.

> Is there a way to determine this?

Interesting. I'd like to know if this is actually possible too. Maybe what you 
actually need would come from:

cat /boot/grub/device.map

cat /etc/fstab | grep /boot ; nothing if no separate /boot partition
mount | grep " / "
cat /proc/cmdline
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