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How to scan hardware changes in linux

Postby turab » Sat Sep 16, 2006 12:21 am

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dmesg

Postby s7r1k3r » Sat Sep 16, 2006 2:06 am

Use the dmesg command. It will show you if any hardware is plugged into your computer etc.
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Postby turab » Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:08 am

Hello,
Look friend, i am asking about a command like hardware scanner in windows, which can detect the hardware changes in the system. like device manager just right click on it and then click on scan for hardware changes.
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Postby outhanger » Sat Sep 16, 2006 6:56 am

There's no unix utility that'll tell you your hardware has changed, unless you mean hotplugging (for which you need hotplug or udev).
You can use lspci to see some of your hardware info. And cat /proc/cpuinfo for information about your processor.

You should explain what kind of hardware change you mean, so i can answer properly.
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Postby LinuxFreaK » Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:15 am

Dear turab,
Salam,

Also take a look into this file which contain all hardware information.

# less /etc/sysconfig/hwconf

Also take a look into this utility.

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use this command

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