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Re: Patch to add new '--unit' option to parted

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: Patch to add new '--unit' option to parted
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:01:45 +0100

Mike Cooper wrote:
> The "parted -m <dev> print" output is quite useful but it lacks the
> ability to specify an option to control the units which are displayed.
> The attached source diff for parted 3.0 adds a new command line option
> --unit compact|sector|byte|cylinder|chs' which provides the desired
> behavior.
> A typical usage might be:
>     parted -m --unit sector /dev/sda print
> to get output like:
> /dev/sda:1465149168s:scsi:512:512:msdos:ATA ST3750640AS;
> 1:2048s:29296639s:29294592s:fat32::boot;
> 2:29298686s:1465147391s:1435848706s:::;
> 5:29298688s:87889919s:58591232s:ext4::;
> 6:87891968s:146483199s:58591232s:ext4::;
> 7:146485248s:179685375s:33200128s:linux-swap(v1)::;
> 8:179687424s:1465147391s:1285459968s:ext4::;
> I hope the development team will adopt this for future releases.

Thanks, but you can get that effect already, using the
"unit ..." command (here, abbreviated to "u"):

    $ parted -m -s /dev/sdb u gi p                                          :
    /dev/sdb:1863GiB:scsi:512:512:gpt:ATA SAMSUNG HD204UI;

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