Re: Retrieve hardware and modules info..
On Sun, 04 Apr 2010 15:57:09 -0500
Stan Hoeppner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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?
Not a clue - I've just been in the habit of using lshw (although I
don't use it all that often). I'll have to look into dmidecode.
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