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Old 09-02-2005, 04:07 AM   #1
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Getting to know the specs of HD and what other hardware support


Hello,

How can I know the specifications of my SATA HD from within Slackware? Is there a way to know whether my hardware supports ACPI, PCMCIA and others? I am currently configuring kernel-2.6.13.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 10:31 PM   #2
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Re: Getting to know the specs of HD and what other hardware support

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Hello,

How can I know the specifications of my SATA HD from within Slackware? Is there a way to know whether my hardware supports ACPI, PCMCIA and others? I am currently configuring kernel-2.6.13.
Okay, you're running within slackware.
I suggest you boot a live linux CD like Knoppix, it has exceptional hardware detection and will let you know what components of your computer are recognized by Linux.
 
Old 09-03-2005, 01:31 AM   #3
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You can also look in /proc/ide/hdX which has files that can tell you how the kernel "sees" your hard drive. The /proc/scsi directory has similar info for SCSI drives.
 
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have you tried typing lspci in a console?
 
  


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