Bug 1261208 - [RFE] track whether disks are SSDs or not
[RFE] track whether disks are SSDs or not
Status: NEW
Product: Beaker
Classification: Community
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Reported: 2015-09-08 18:50 EDT by Dan Callaghan
Modified: 2015-11-08 22:21 EST (History)
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Description Dan Callaghan 2015-09-08 18:50:52 EDT
It would be useful to be able to search for Beaker systems which have solid-state disks.

We can enhance lshw to report whether a disk is an SSD (actually it has some code to report rotation speed already, where 0 should indicate an SSD, but that doesn't seem to be working on here) and then store that in Beaker.

The best way to detect if a disk is an SSD is apparently to inspect /sys/block/sd*/queue/rotational, where 0 indicates that it's an SSD.

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