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Description from its manual

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.

 

How to install the program?

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$ sudo apt-get install hwinfo

Password:

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following extra packages will be installed:

libhd13

The following NEW packages will be installed:

hwinfo libhd13

0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 622kB of archives.

After unpacking 1692kB of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty/universe libhd13 13.11-3 [580kB]

Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty/universe hwinfo 13.11-3 [41.2kB]

Fetched 622kB in 7s (78.1kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package libhd13.

(Reading database … 154977 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking libhd13 (from …/libhd13_13.11-3_i386.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package hwinfo.

Unpacking hwinfo (from …/hwinfo_13.11-3_i386.deb) …

Setting up libhd13 (13.11-3) …

 

Setting up hwinfo (13.11-3) …

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$

 

Help file

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$ hwinfo –help

Usage: hwinfo [options]

Probe for hardware.

–short just a short listing

–log logfile write info to logfile

–debug level set debuglevel

–version show libhd version

–dump-db n dump hardware data base, 0: external, 1: internal

–hw_item probe for hw_item

hw_item is one of:

all, bios, block, bluetooth, braille, bridge, camera, cdrom, chipcard, cpu,

disk, dsl, dvb, 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, zip

 

Note: 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.)

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$

 

Let’s start.

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$ hwinfo –short

cpu:

Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz, 2400 MHz

keyboard:

/dev/input/event1 AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

mouse:

/dev/input/mice Apple Macintosh mouse button emulation

/dev/input/mice PS/2 Mouse

/dev/input/mice AlpsPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint

graphics card:

CLEVO/KAPOK SiS 660

sound:

CLEVO/KAPOK AC’97 Sound Controller

storage:

Floppy disk controller

CLEVO/KAPOK 5513 [IDE]

network:

eth0 CLEVO/KAPOK RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+

modem:

/dev/ttySL0 CLEVO/KAPOK AC’97 Modem Controller

network interface:

lo Loopback network interface

eth0 Ethernet network interface

disk:

/dev/sda SAMSUNG MP0402H

/dev/sdb GENERIC USB Storage-SMC

/dev/sdc GENERIC USB Storage-CFC

/dev/sdd GENERIC USB Storage-MMC

/dev/sde GENERIC USB Storage-MSC

partition:

/dev/sda1 Partition

/dev/sda2 Partition

/dev/sda3 Partition

/dev/sda4 Partition

/dev/sda5 Partition

cdrom:

/dev/sr0 TSSTcorp CDRW/DVD TSL462D

usb controller:

CLEVO/KAPOK USB 1.0 Controller

CLEVO/KAPOK USB 1.0 Controller

CLEVO/KAPOK USB 1.0 Controller

CLEVO/KAPOK USB 2.0 Controller

bios:

BIOS

bridge:

CLEVO/KAPOK 661FX/M661FX/M661MX Host

Silicon Integrated SiS AGP Port (virtual PCI-to-PCI bridge)

Silicon Integrated SiS963 [MuTIOL Media IO]

CLEVO/KAPOK CB1410 Cardbus Controller

hub:

Linux 2.6.20-16-generic ohci_hcd OHCI Host Controller

Linux 2.6.20-16-generic ohci_hcd OHCI Host Controller

Linux 2.6.20-16-generic ohci_hcd OHCI Host Controller

Linux 2.6.20-16-generic ehci_hcd EHCI Host Controller

memory:

Main Memory

firewire controller:

CLEVO/KAPOK FireWire Controller

unknown:

FPU

DMA controller

PIC

Timer

RTC

Keyboard controller

/dev/lp0 Parallel controller

Silicon Integrated SiS961/2 SMBus Controller

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

PnP Unclassified device

Unclassified device

Serial controller

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$

 

Check your modem

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$ hwinfo –modem

16: PCI 02.6: 10204 LinModem (Generic)

[Created at pci.281]

UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_1039_7013

Unique ID: AXjq.2_zl0UorD89

SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.6

SysFS BusID: 0000:00:02.6

Hardware Class: modem

Model: “CLEVO/KAPOK AC’97 Modem Controller”

Vendor: pci 0×1039 “Silicon Integrated Systems Corp.”

Device: pci 0×7013 “AC’97 Modem Controller”

SubVendor: pci 0×1558 “CLEVO/KAPOK Computer”

SubDevice: pci 0×4201

Revision: 0xa0

Device File: /dev/ttySL0

Device Number: char 212:0

I/O Ports: 0×1400-0x14ff (rw)

I/O Ports: 0×1080-0x10ff (rw)

IRQ: 5 (1367 events)

Module Alias: “pci:v00001039d00007013sv00001558sd00004201bc07sc03i00″

Driver Info #0:

Driver Status: slamr is not active

Driver Activation Cmd: “modprobe slamr”

Driver Info #1:

Driver Status: snd_intel8x0m is not active

Driver Activation Cmd: “modprobe snd_intel8x0m”

Driver Info #2:

Driver Status: hsfmc97sis is active

Driver Activation Cmd: “modprobe hsfmc97sis”

Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$

 

Check your Sound Card

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$ hwinfo –sound

17: PCI 02.7: 0401 Multimedia audio controller

[Created at pci.281]

UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_1039_7012

Unique ID: 1sCg.DueFQE3euaD

SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.7

SysFS BusID: 0000:00:02.7

Hardware Class: sound

Model: “CLEVO/KAPOK AC’97 Sound Controller”

Vendor: pci 0×1039 “Silicon Integrated Systems Corp.”

Device: pci 0×7012 “AC’97 Sound Controller”

SubVendor: pci 0×1558 “CLEVO/KAPOK Computer”

SubDevice: pci 0×0480

Revision: 0xa0

Driver: “Intel ICH”

Driver Modules: “snd_intel8x0″

I/O Ports: 0x1c00-0x1cff (rw)

I/O Ports: 0×1800-0x187f (rw)

IRQ: 5 (516 events)

Module Alias: “pci:v00001039d00007012sv00001558sd00000480bc04sc01i00″

Driver Info #0:

Driver Status: i810_audio is not active

Driver Activation Cmd: “modprobe i810_audio”

Driver Info #1:

Driver Status: snd_intel8x0 is active

Driver Activation Cmd: “modprobe snd_intel8x0″

Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown

taufanlubis@zyrex:~$

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