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Recommended update for hwinfo


(Last modified: 24MAY2005)

solutions Recommended update for hwinfo SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a6955f36be36df4ad6d1872bf9ca0991)

Applies to

Package: hwinfo
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10083
Release: 20050524
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using new hardware or hardware that is not detected or supported
properly should update.



Problem description

  • Added 3w-9xxx.
  • Updated mptscsih module info.
  • s390: add module entry for P/390 LCS device.
  • Better notebook system info & provide acpi module information.
  • Report pci class 0x403 as audio devices.
  • Updated tg3/bcm5700, removed tg3-new.
  • Updated aic79xx, removed aic79xx-new.
  • ISDN: remove not supported Eicon cards for x86-64.
  • ISDN: fix some IDs, add some new hardware.
  • Added ipw2200 to WLAN driver list.
  • Updated X11 data.
  • Fixed model name for some SGI hardware.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh hwinfo.rpm hwinfo-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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