For example, from “/dev/sda8”, I want to get “/dev/sda” and “8” separately.
This can be achieved by using
sed as follows.
To get the string after deleting the tailing numbers, we can use
sed to replace the tailing numbers with an empty string.
str=sda8 # get the string with the number tail strhead=$(echo "sda8" | sed 's/[0-9]*$//')
To get the tailing numbers by making use of the
strhead we got, by getting the substring from the original string from the position after the
After these operations, we can get the split strings.
$ echo $strhead sda $ echo $strtail 8