[K12OSN] finding out whats in a computer

Jim Wildman jim at rossberry.com
Tue Feb 8 16:18:48 UTC 2005

On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, Petre Scheie wrote:

> 'cat /proc/cpuinfo' will tell you what kind of CPU the box has, speed, etc.
> 'free' will show how much memory the box has.

dmidecode which is part of the kernel-utils package is useful, though
I'm not sure it is on the Knoppix CD.  
lspci -v will tell a lot too, if you dig through it.

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.com
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