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Old 02-07-2006, 02:56 PM   #1
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how to get specs of machine using command line?


How do I learn about my machine's specs using the command prompt? I'm using redhat 7.3. I want to some how display the cpu speed, ram size, model, vendor possibly? Is this possible?

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Old 02-07-2006, 03:06 PM   #2
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cat /proc/cpuinfo
That should get you started. The "free" command can display RAM information. Not sure what else you would need?
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In fact, you could cd to /proc, do ls and look through the files there with cat file | more - it's very informative; for less deep drilling, try lspci
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Interesting. (Not the post person, but question)
What are the flags here, what do they mean?

cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 15
model : 2
model name : Mobile Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 - M CPU 2.00GHz
stepping : 7
cpu MHz : 1196.683
cache size : 512 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe cid
bogomips : 2395.75
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Many thanks to all!
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