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Old 08-03-2015, 11:35 AM   #1
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Hardware Details

I need to find Hardware details of a Box.

Box OS is:
Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.8 (Tikanga)
Release: 5.8
Codename: Tikanga

I wish to find the follwing details

Disk Size:

Is there any command ?

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Old 08-03-2015, 12:02 PM   #2
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1. CPU info cat /proc/cpu
2. Image of Ram cat /proc/kcore
3. PCI information lspci -v
4. Disk information fdisk -l
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Old 08-03-2015, 03:27 PM   #3
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Hardware details' commands

cat /proc/meminfo

cat /proc/cpuinfo

Disk Size:
df -h

I also find usefull to check disk velocity using:
hdparm -Tt /dev/sda
changing sda to your settings (taked from df -h output).

top is also a nice tool to check resources

Most of these commands must be invoked as root.

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Old 08-03-2015, 05:52 PM   #4
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I don't know about Red Hat, but if you can get the package hwloc you'll find this really nice:

sudo apt-get install -y hwloc
Old 08-03-2015, 06:55 PM   #5
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You can install inxi. Do inxi -Fxz for a nice listing.
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Old 08-04-2015, 01:36 PM   #6
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openSUSE uses the "hwinfo" package and command.
Old 08-04-2015, 06:28 PM   #7
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"lshw" and "lscpu"
"cpupower" or "cpufreq"

and ofcourse "dmesg"

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Old 02-13-2016, 01:42 PM   #8
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Hi. Under /proc directory you can find a lot info about system and hardware, sometime in files, other under subdirectories.
/proc is not a 'directory' classic. It have only 'virtual' files and directories for the system. When you shutdown PC, all those files and directories are deleted. When you boot, linux create all them.


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