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hwinfo



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.

       --<hwitem>
              Probe  for  the particular hardware item. Available
              hardware items are: cdrom, floppy,  disk,  network,
              gfxcard,  framebuffer, monitor, camera, mouse, joy­
              stick,  keyboard,  chipcard,  sound,  isdn,  modem,
              storage-ctrl,  netcard,  printer, tv, dvb, scanner,
              braille, sys, bios, cpu, partition, usb-ctrl,  usb,
              pci,  isapnp,  ide, scsi, bridge, hub, memory, smp,
              pppoe all and reallyall.


FILES

       /var/lib/hardware/*


BUGS

       Not all hardware can be detected.


AUTHOR

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


SEE ALSO

       Documentation in /usr/share/doc/packages/hwinfo.

  

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