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HWINFO

HWINFO

Section: System configuration (8) Updated: January 2003
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NAME

hwinfo - probe for hardware  

SYNOPSIS

hwinfo [ options ]  

DESCRIPTION

hwinfo is used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.  

OPTIONS

--debug level
Set debug level. The debug info is shown only in the log file. If you specify a log file, the debug level is implicitly set to a reasonable value.
--dump-db n
Dump hardware data base, n is either 0 for the external data base, or 1 for the internal data base.
--help
Print a usage and exit.
--log logfile
Write info to logfile.
--short
Just a short listing.
--version
Show libhd version.
--<hwitem>
Probe for the particular hardware item. Available hardware items are: all, bios, block, bluetooth, braille, bridge, camera, cdrom, chipcard, cpu, disk, dsl, dvb, fingerprint, floppy, framebuffer, gfxcard, hub, ide, isapnp, isdn, joystick, keyboard, memory, modem, monitor, mouse, netcard, network, partition, pci, pcmcia, pcmcia-ctrl, pppoe, printer, scanner, scsi, smp, sound, storage-ctrl, sys, tape, tv, usb, usb-ctrl, vbe, wlan, and zip.
 

BUGS

Not all hardware can be detected.  

AUTHOR

Steffen Winterfeldt <snwint@suse.de> - hwinfo
Michal Svec <msvec@suse.cz> - manual page
 

SEE ALSO

discover(8).


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
BUGS
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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