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Old 05-23-2004, 09:05 PM   #1
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how to see hardware in slackware


hi

how to see hardware in slackware
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:09 PM   #2
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what do you mean by "see hardware"???
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:10 PM   #3
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Depends on hardware. /proc filesystem is your friend. lspci is a nice command also. and dmesg.
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:20 PM   #4
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i wan to see the when new hdd is attach to my slackware

i have used device manager when i was a newbie i used to see where the new hdd like /dev/hdb

how to see that
is it dmesg
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:21 PM   #5
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and how to see that how many partitions in the new hdb
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:23 PM   #6
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Parsing through the ouput of 'dmesg' or
ls -l /proc/ide
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:25 PM   #7
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For partitions:
cat /proc/partitions
or
fdisk -l /dev/hdb
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:33 PM   #8
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thanx
 
Old 05-24-2004, 04:31 PM   #9
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cfdisk /dev/hd* is more visual (where * is a, b, c or d)
 
Old 05-25-2004, 02:15 AM   #10
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lspci [-v]
lsusb [-v]
 
  


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