Table 22 System and Peripheral Inventory Checklist

Item

Audio Devices

BIOS

CD-ROM Drive

CD-RW Drive

DVD Drive

DVD+/-RW Drive

Digital Camera

Errata

Microphone:

Line out:

Line in:

Type:

Revision:

ACPI:

APM:

Brand:

Type:

Brand:

Type:

CDR Write Speed:

CD Re-Write Speed:

CD-ROM Read Speed:

Brand:

Type:

Brand:

Type:

Brand:

Model:

FireWire (IEEE 1394)

IrDA Port Keyboard Laptop

Legacy Ports

Mice

Modem

Motherboard

Monitor(s)

Interface: Brand:

Socket Type:

Speed:

Chipset:

Device(s):

Device number:

Port IRQ:

Brand:

Type:

Brand:

Model:

Hibernation partition:

Parallel type:

Parallel IRQ:

RS-232 number(s):

Brand:

Type:

Brand:

Type:

Brand:

Type:

Chipset:

Brand:

Model:

Horizontal freq: Vertical freq: Max. Resolution:

Network Card Wireless:

Brand: Type: Speed:

PCI Bus Version:

PCMCIA

Printer(s) System RAM

S-Video Port Scanner

Sound Card

Model:

Type:

Controller:

Cardbus:

Brand:

Type:

Brand:

Model:

Amount:

Type:

Speed:

X Support:

Brand:

Model:

Interface type:

Chipset:

Type:

IRQ:

DMA:

MPU Addr:

Storage Device(s) Removable: Size:

Brand:

Storage Device Controller

Tablet

Model:

Controller(s): Rotational Speed: Type:

Brand: Model: Interface:

Universal Serial Bus Controller:

BIOS MPS Setting: BIOS Plug-n-Play Setting: Device(s): Brand: Model:

Video Device(s)

Xinerama:

Chipset:

VRAM:

Use the checklist in Table 2.2 as a general guideline for recording your computer's hardware and other capabilities. You can get quite a bit of information through hardware manuals or other documentation included with your PC, video, sound, or network interface card. Don't worry if you cannot fill out the entire checklist; Ubuntu will most likely recognize and automatically configure your PC's hardware during installation. Much of this information can be displayed by the dmesg command

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