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Old 12-25-2003, 07:12 PM   #1
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universal hardware probing tool

All major distros are working on the same problem : figuring out what hardware is running on the machine at hand and what module, configuration etc.... to use.

Do the distros use common tools to do that ? a common database maybe ?
Old 12-25-2003, 08:53 PM   #2
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RedHat uses kudzu for hardware detection and configuration.

The kuzu 'database' is /etc/sysconfig/hwconf

Mandrake has HardDrake

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