r4846 - trunk/BOOK/general/sysutils

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Sun Jul 31 09:17:52 PDT 2005


Chris Staub wrote:
> bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> 
>> +  <sect2 role="configuration">
>> +    <title>Configuring PCI Utilities</title>
>> +     +    <para>The current version of <application>PCI
>> Utilities</application> is a
>> +    bit dated (2003).  The application works quite well, but the
>> default data
>> +    file, <filename>pci.ids</filename>, is out of date.  To get a
>> current
>> +    version of this file, run <command>update-pciids</command>.  This
>> program
>> +    uses <application>wget</application> or
>> <application>lynx</application> to
>> +    fetch the most current file and place it in <filename
>> +    class='directory'>/usr/share</filename>.</para>
> 
> 
> It should probably be specified that the "update-pciids" command must be
> run as root.

It will probably be obvious to the user :), but I will go ahead and add
that.

  -- Bruce



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