Tag: hdparm

hdparm: HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(null) (wait for flush complete) failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

I just wanted to benchmark the read speed of the hard drives in my server using hdparm, but got the following warning message: HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(null) (wait for flush complete) failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device I have fixed this by updating hdparm to its newest version: Download, untar and install hdparm: # wget “http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/hdparm/hdparm/hdparm-9.37.tar.gz?r=http%3A%2F%2Fsourceforge.net%2Fprojects%2Fhdparm%2F&ts=1318527426&use_mirror=sunet” -O hdparm.tgz # […]

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