[CentOS] Hwinfo

Vandaman vandaman2002-sk at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Nov 10 19:09:36 UTC 2008

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



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