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Old 09-15-2009, 03:17 PM   #1
chris24300
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Viewing hardware specs


Hi,

I'm trying to complete a worksheet that asks for all my hardware and specs. There are a few things I'm unaware how to do.

(1) How do I check the motherboard? I was in the device manager and found system board but that only provided the bus type... I need to know the manufacturer and chip set.

(2) How can I view the IRQs and I/O addresses for the network adapter? I tried viewing /proc/interrupts but the descriptions of each were unclear. The same goes for the sound adapter, except I need the DMA channel, I/O range and IRQ.

Thanks,
Chris
 
Old 09-15-2009, 03:33 PM   #2
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I've always found lshw to be an extremely good tool to examine some details aobut your hardware. It might not get you everything you want, but it is a good start.
 
Old 09-15-2009, 03:54 PM   #3
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lshw displayed the IRQs and some of the I/O addresses, thanks!

Chris

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