[clug] Command line - Determine machine configuration...

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at svana.org
Sat Aug 27 11:43:43 GMT 2005

PCI: lspci with various levels of verbose
USB: lsusb with various levels of verbose

Things like harddisks and stuff require some work, but hdparm can help.
/proc/cpuinfo and /proc/meminfo

There are graphical frontends, but these are what I generally use.

Hope this helps,

On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 09:30:25PM +1000, Donovan J. Edye wrote:
> G'Day,
> Aside from hunting through the /proc filesystem is there any command line
> utility I can run to tell me all about the installed hardware in a machine? a la
> msInfo32? Yes I could reboot the machine and look through dmesg but I would
> prefer not to reboot the machine.

Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> Patent. n. Genius is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration. A patent is a
> tool for doing 5% of the work and then sitting around waiting for someone
> else to do the other 95% so you can sue them.
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