[TriLUG] Device detection
jtickle at jtsoft.net
Tue Aug 31 14:36:06 EDT 2004
Don't install Windows :-P
Nah, it sounds like your way is the best. In fact, when I was laptop
shopping, I put a Knoppix CD into a few of the laptops that interested
me at Best Buy just to see how it would run. The sales guy walked by a
few times but never said the first thing.
On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 13:32, Ed Anderson wrote:
> In linux, I'm used to being able to use /proc/pci to figure out what
> hardware I have in an box.
> However, I always run into trouble when setting up Windows on a box
> that I don't know what devices are installed. I usually just pop in a
> gentoo or knoppix cd and let the kernel tell me what hardware it has.
> There must be a better way to figure out what drivers I need though,
> when windows doesn't detect it for me. Any ideas?
> Ed Anderson
Security and Digital Video Solutions
Nikken Independent Wellness Consultant
Probably some other stuff, too!
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