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Old 06-03-2005, 11:33 PM   #1
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system properties

Is there a way or command in linux to display the system properties?

I have an old box running red hat 9, but I want to do some upgrades, so I want to know what I am currently running. I would like to know the processor and memory info.

In windows you can open the system properties to get this information, wondering if there was a way to do this in linux?
Old 06-03-2005, 11:38 PM   #2
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I would like to know the processor and memory info.
cat /proc/cpuinfo = tells you cpu info
cat /proc/meminfo = tells you memory info
lspci = tells you hardware that is attached (at least if the kernel recognizes it) on the pci bus
cat /proc/ide/hda/* = tells you info of your first ide hard-drive. There are many files under 'hda' so I put * to show that there isn't just one file.

Let us know if you need to find something specific.

Old 06-05-2005, 03:07 AM   #3
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lspci -v
will give you more info than just lspci (e.g. I/O port, IRQ etc.)
will give you all modules (aka drivers) installed at that moment.


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