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Old 08-31-2004, 11:23 AM   #1
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Question How do I scan my pci bus?

I just added a second video card and I'm trying to get the pci address...

The following command did not work after telinit 3:

/etc/init.d/xdm stop

I was logged in as root and got permission denied... !
Old 08-31-2004, 11:32 AM   #2
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You got permission denied because it was in use. Were you doing this in a command mode (ie: no GUI) or at an xterm/eterm/konsole/whatever?
Old 08-31-2004, 11:36 AM   #3
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Try as root
lspci -v
the output you get is usually what is necessary to configure new hardware
Old 08-31-2004, 12:00 PM   #4
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you might have to use
if you are using a red hat style distro, which doesnt have sbin in the path
Old 08-31-2004, 01:11 PM   #5
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I can't remember if the other Redhats had this but Fedora has a command:


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