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Hardware identification system library documentation

hwinfo is the hardware detection tool used in SuSE Linux.

In Debian-Edu (Skolelinux) hwinfo has shown better results than discover when detecting mouse, keyboard and monitor.

hwinfo collects information about the hardware installed on a system. Among others, libhd contains information about cdrom, zip, floppy, disks and partitions, network card, graphics card, monitor, camera, mouse, sound, pppoe, isdn, modem, printer, scanner, bios, cpu, usb, memory and smp.

This package contains the documentation for the libhd13-dev package.

Package version:13.11-3


hwinfo (13.11-3) unstable; urgency=low

  * Add cpu.c-alpha_bogo patch, which fixes a FTBFS on alpha because of an
    undefined variable.

 -- James Vega <>  Fri,  3 Nov 2006 07:28:15 -0500

hwinfo (13.11-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Stop shipping our own hwinfo manpage, and use a patched version of
    upstream's.  The patch removes references to items that are SUSE-specific.


27/10/2006:	v13.11
	- resolved piix vs. ata_piix (#214992)

25/10/2006:	v13.10
	- sometimes it's not really an usb mouse (#208745)
	- give all apple usb keyboards a 'macintosh' layout (#213294)

20/10/2006:	v13.9
	- more checks for obviously broken monitor sizes (#213630)

19/10/2006:	v13.8
	- thoenig: do not close shared connection to the D-Bus system bus
	- added hd_update_driver_data() that upd


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