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Collecting Server Hardware Information in Linux



To Print Entire Hardware Information - dmidecode

To List PCI devices - lspci 

To List USB devices - lsusb

To Find CPU Information - cat /proc/cpuinfo

To Find Memory/RAM in Information,

    1. cat /proc/meminfo
    2. free -m

To find Hard disk Information,

  • fdisk –l
  • df –h
  • vgdisplay
  • lvdisplay

To Know SWAP information,

   cat /proc/swaps

To detect Hardware Changes,

    service kudzu restart

To See Kernel Version, Architecture, OS Release Version, etc..

  • uname –a
  • cat /etc/redhat-release


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