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Old 12-11-2004, 04:57 PM   #1
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Question need to slackware to see my video and audio card

Ok, I am a newbie here. I have installed linux Slackware 10 with a dual boot with winows xp home. I need to get linux to recognize my audio and video cards. How do I go about doing this. Is there a site or someone to help. I am stil trying to get the hang of linux...
Old 12-11-2004, 05:25 PM   #2
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As root type
lspci -vv > whatever_file.txt
You'll get as ouput a file with a long list of hardware connected to PCI bus.
Then you can start searching if such hardware is supported by linux. (usually if you do not have some "exotic" hardware it should)
Hope this helps


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