Re: unkown PCI device

Martin Mares (
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 12:53:48 +0100


> You are right. But I like this /proc/pci-Interface because I can boot from a
> floppy disk without any driver to get a list of installed PCI-devices. That's
> way cool :)

You can just cat /proc/bus/pci/devices to get a list of IDs of your
PCI devices.

> Why are the /proc/bus/pci-entries binary? Probably because of efficiency but
> I really like to read values from /proc with cat...

You can `od' the files and do the same.

Have a nice fortnight

Martin `MJ' Mares   <>
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"A bug in the code is worth two in the documentation."

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