I wrote a lil script to help out with this.. The syntax is as follows:
How this works is by lighting up the corresponding drive on the front panel for about 3 seconds.
#!/bin/sh cmd="dd if=/dev/$1 of=/dev/null" seconds=3 echo "Check front panel for indicator light" $cmd& cmdpid=$! sleep $seconds if [ -d /proc/$cmdpid ] then # echo "terminating program PID:$cmdpid" kill $cmdpid fi
Credits: Fabio’s Blog