Re: Hardware Detection

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Sat May 27 2000 - 12:11:25 EST

S. Venkat Raman <> wrote:

> Does anybody know how to detect if a
> paricular hardware is present in the
> sytem. Is there a system call that does
> the same?

Depends what hardware you're searching for. We have functions
to search for PCI devices by scanning the bus for device IDs,
and also ISAPnP devices to an extent. Normal ISA devices require
port probing.

So what sort of devices did you have in mind?


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