Today in this article we are going to discuss about some tools and commands that might answer your questions like name of your motherboard’s chipset, NIC type, etc. Some of the tools are in built into any Linux system and others need to be downloaded.

Example 1: lspci command

This standard Linux utility shows what your systems have got internally. The command is combination of ls, the standard command to list files and PCI that is for the peripheral connection. You can also expect your results to include AGP and onboard components like your USB chipset.

The command is much helpful in diagnosing bugs related to PCI devices.Using -t option of lspci command you can see PCI layout in a tree format.继续阅读