[CentOS] Hwinfo

Phil Schaffner Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Mon Nov 10 21:11:49 UTC 2008


Vandaman wrote:
> Dag Wieers wrote:
> 
>> Hmm, then I am probably confusing it with some other tool I
>> tried to package coming from SuSE. I do have a SPEC file on
>> my buildsystem, but it does not work. I will investigate
>> when I find the time.
>>
> 
> Hwinfo is SUSE specific. 
> 
> Debian page says :-
> 
> Debian -- Details of package hwinfo in sid
> hwinfo is the hardware detection tool used in SuSE Linux. 
> In Debian Edu ( Skolelinux) hwinfo has shown better results 
> than discover when detecting mouse, ..
> 
> The Mandriva spec file lists :-
> Add debian patch to get it build in non-suse distro

At the risk of repeating myself - it does build/run on CentOS 5.

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2008-November/067612.html

Phil
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