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Re: Retrieve hardware and modules info..

Celejar put forth on 4/4/2010 11:53 AM:

> $ apt-cache show lshw
> ...
> Description: information about hardware configuration
>  A small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware
>  configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory
>  configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version
>  and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc. on DMI-capable x86
>  systems, on some PowerPC machines (PowerMac G4 is known to work) and AMD64.
>  .
>  Information can be output in plain text, HTML or XML.

Other than html or xml output, what advantage does lshw have over dmidecode?
 Both programs are reading the same data structures aren't they?


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