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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Framework for automatic Configuration of a Kernel
Ahmad Reza Cheraghi wrote:
> Again another good Idea. Your right;-) Its better.
> But it better getting another way of detecting the
> Hardware/Software etc. from the System without using
> lspci or the proc-files...? Something that gets all
> the Hardware Information directly from the I/O and not
> from the Kernel. The good thing about lspci is that it
> does both . But it doesnt say if there is a CDROM or
> floppy-disc... I tryed alot to search for something
> like that but without any success. I heard about this
> Otopia Project. I google after it but I didnt find
> anything usefule. I think its dead.

I might be wrong, but I don't think that there is any other way to get
hardware information but through the /proc or /sys interface.

Can somebody comment on this ?

Emmanuel Fleury

It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably
common to all philosophical theories. It's wrong.
-- Saul Kripke (Naming and Necessity)
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