[mythtv-users] Backend consolidation, continued...

Jason Ward jasonfward at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 19:55:22 UTC 2010


On 13 July 2010 20:46, David Brieck Jr. <dbrieck at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Ozzy Lash <ozzy.lash at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Clay <ctmythtv at pacbell.net> wrote:
>> > f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>> >>
>> >>    > Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 21:49:57 -0700
>> >>    > From: Clay <ctmythtv at pacbell.net>
>> >>
>> >>    > Fscking ubuntu doesn't lshw anymore so from memory, the hardware
>> is:
>> >>
>> >> Can you explain this comment?
>> >>
>> >> I've never seen one for which lshw didn't work, including 10.04, which
>> >> is the latest release.  What exactly did you try, and what exactly did
>> >> you see when you did?
>> >
>> > $ lshw
>> > $ sudo lshw
>> > $ apropos lshw
>> > $ apropos ls
>> >
>> > command not found, or some such.
>> >
>> > I'm sure it's just another byproduct of doing a net install after the CD
>> > install failed.
>> >
>> > Time to throw in the towel, flatline it, and install again... Much as I
>> hate
>> > to fix it the 'Windows way', chasing the little niggles and who knows
>> what
>> > else, makes it tough to debug a flaky backend.
>> > Maybe it will fix the DMA issue with the pvr-150's too, but I doubt it.
>> >
>>
>> Most of my systems are debian, and I hadn't heard of lshw until I saw
>> it mentioned here.  I had used lsusb, lspci, ... to get similar
>> information.  I logged into one of my systems, and tried lshw, and it
>> wasn't found, but just did a "sudo apt-get install lshw" installed it,
>> and I must say, it looks like a handy tool!  You might try something
>> similar.
>>
>>
> I happen to have done a few CD installs of 10.04 in the past few days and
> they all have lshw. I never new this existed, so thanks!
>
> Nor me, but I have now checked over 10 Ubuntu/Mythbuntu 10,04 installs and
can confirm every single one has lshw installed.
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