From Joseph, 2 Years ago, written in Plain Text.
  1. root[~] hdparm /dev/sdb
  2.  
  3. /dev/sdb:
  4.  HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(identify) failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
  5.  BLKROGET failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
  6.  BLKRAGET failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
  7.  BLKGETSIZE failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
  8. root[~]
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