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Re: Why no lspci on install disk?

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 11:56:04PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 10:07:01PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > On Friday 02 December 2005 21:57, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > > The etch beta1 netinst CD doesn't seem to have lspci on it, though the
> > > installation reports ask for its output.
> > 
> > The assumption is that you will end up with an installed system and be 
> > able to run lspci on that or that you have an old installation you can 
> > run lspci on.
> > If the installation fails, one option is to use a live CD like Knoppix to 
> > get the info.
> > 
> > > Have I missed something, or is this a bug (or feature)?
> > 
> > It's a current feature we'd like to change at some point (and IIRC there 
> > is an open wishlist bug report for an lspci udeb).
> In the meantime, the information is hidden in /proc/pci and
> /proc/bus/pci/devices (altough less obviously so). I still think a lspci udev
> would come in handy to debug some missing modules problems that come up, but
> as said, there is a workaround.
> Friendly,
> Sven Luther
Is there an easy way to get from the proc files to info that is like
that of lspci?  I looked in /proc for my original report, but couldn't
figure out what to do.

I'm not sure Knoppix will have any better luck than the etch installer
on the system that's proving difficult.

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