[SATLUG] Hardware configuration information

herb cee hc at lookcee.com
Wed Sep 24 13:44:38 CDT 2008

Sean I wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Jim Parkhurst
>> <JPARKHUR at dot.state.tx.us> wrote:
>>> I have a challenge to obtain the hardware and software configuration of systems. What I am looking for is a tool/utility to probe and report the hardware - cpu, memory, drives, controllers, etc. A "dump to file" is usable as I can filter the noise (better too much than too little information at data collection!). Something in a bootable CD flavor?
> lshw -short
> http://ezix.org/project/wiki/HardwareLiSter
> It produces an output like HPUX's ioscan with the short option.  I
> have to alias that here at work to the ioscan on the Linux machines so
> the HPUX admins don't get confused.  Also if anyone has a ton of HPUX
> experience they are currently hiring a senior HPUX/Linux sys admin
> (yeah shameless plug).
> Output looks like such:
> H/W path       Device    Class      Description
> ===============================================
Thanks Sean, I had to use 'sudo lshw -short' in Ubuntu 8.04. Gotta say 
cool mobo bro.

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