LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-15-2002, 02:27 AM   #1
deepesh
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2002
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Detecting new hardware


hi,

when some new hardware is put in a PCI slot, when exactly will it get detected? what are the factors on which the detection takes place? does it depend on the brand of the hardware?
my operating system(linux) is not able to detect a PCI to PC card unit. what could possibly be the problem?

deepesh
 
Old 06-15-2002, 03:53 AM   #2
sakeeb
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Posts: 270

Rep: Reputation: 30
what distribution you are using?. in redhat there is kudzu which detects almost all hardware supported by redhat linux
 
Old 06-15-2002, 05:16 AM   #3
finegan
Guru
 
Registered: Aug 2001
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 5,700

Rep: Reputation: 57
I hate how the marketing industry has hacked the acronyms. You have a PLX adapter, something that lets you slap a laptop PCMCIA card in a desktop? Right?

This gear is rather odd, and kudzo is a nifty toy, but its almost never that easy, especially with this plx gear. What kind of card combo are you trying to get working? wireless? possibly a Linksys card, maybe dlink?

Cheers,

Finegan
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stopping Hardware detection from detecting external hard drive thepasty Linux - Hardware 0 04-30-2004 03:06 PM
Detecting new hardware Xris718 Linux - General 2 01-27-2004 06:41 PM
RH 9 stalls detecting hardware with Audigy rparkes Linux - Hardware 1 07-27-2003 02:01 AM
Slackware, Windows xp detecting hardware and ICS? Volcom Linux - Networking 3 07-07-2003 10:57 AM
Detecting new hardware deepesh General 2 06-15-2002 05:20 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:56 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration