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SubjectHardware Inventory [was: Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?]
> From: Dave Jones (davej@suse.de)
> Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 18:31:33 EST
>
>
> On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > What's wrong with a startup routine that includes something like:
> > > dmidecode > /var/run/dmi
> > Absolutely nothing, and that also handily means it isnt setuid 8)
>
> Indeed, it's perfect. Except no distro does it (yet), but it's
> definitly the best idea so far in this thread.
>

seeing this thread - is there any serious work being spend on something
like "hinv" on IRIX, which gives you a *complete* listing of your
hardware? I have seen some attempts at shell and perl scripts, but none
of them really is trustworthy.

Martin
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