[K12OSN] finding out whats in a computer

Gary Frederick gary.frederick at jsoft.com
Tue Feb 8 17:23:37 UTC 2005

Good suggestions. I have not tried dmidecode yet. The others give lots 
of info. Thanks!


Jim Wildman wrote:
> 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.
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