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Old 01-22-2005, 05:29 AM   #1
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hardware info


What software can I use in textmode to find information about the hardware on my computer, specially the video card? I can't seem to be able to get X working in Debian on a 486, 20 MB RAM, IBM Thinkpad. It keeps giving me the error 'no screens found'.

I tried using lspci but that gives me an error as well, altough lspci is installed.
 
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did you try:

cat /proc/pci ?
 
Old 01-22-2005, 07:51 AM   #3
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Yes but I get a no such file or directory answer

When I type lspci I get
pcilib: Cannot open /proc/bus/pci
lspci: Cannot find any working access method

The directory /proc/bus/ is empty.
 
  


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