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Old 11-28-2006, 10:05 PM   #1
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Question commands to find the proprties of my hardware


Im using SLES9

What are the commands to find my properties of my hardware install? Lets say my ram, processor, monitor, video card, sound card and etc?

Old 11-28-2006, 10:07 PM   #2
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you can start with lspci
Old 11-28-2006, 11:31 PM   #3
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With Suse, you probably have the hwinfo utility installed.

You can query these hardware items using hwinfo:
Probe for the particular hardware item. Available hardware items are: all, bios, block, bluetooth, braille, bridge, camera, cdrom, chipcard, cpu, disk, dsl, dvb, floppy, framebuffer, gfx-card, hub, ide, isapnp, isdn, joystick, keyboard, memory, modem, monitor, mouse, netcard, network, partition, pci, pcmcia, pcm‐cia-ctrl, pppoe, printer, scanner, scsi, smp, sound, storage- ctrl, sys, tape, tv, usb, usb-ctrl, vbe, wlan, and zip.

hwinfo --gfscard would probe the graphics card and show you the result.

hwinfo --all would show you the all hardware it is programmed to detect.
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There are also apps in your "Control panel" that will list all of your hardware that is recognised by the OS.

fastest == lspci
Old 11-29-2006, 07:38 PM   #5
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If you're feeling exceptionally geeky, you can root around in the /proc directory. I wouldn't write to anything in there, but viewing the files in there will tell you exactly what the kernel is seeing as its running.

Very informative stuff.
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you can using hwinfo and lspci > this is fine and with lspci you can make apipeline to determine which of ur devices will be printed si if u want to see your audio device just run #lspci | grep Audio


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