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HDT (Hardware Detection Tool) is an OS independent tool that displays low-level information on any x86 compatible system. It detects ACPI, CPU, PCI devices, DMI (memory, BIOS, motherboard, IPMI base board, chassis, batteries, CPU), disks (geometry, partitions), PXE environment, VESA modes, and VPD. It can also deduce the Linux kernel modules needed by a given host.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  30 Sep 2012 07:53

    Release Notes: This release adds a 'silent' option to remove all messages, a 'display' option to show images at explicit times, a 'say' command to display messages at explicit times, a 'postexec' command to execute a Syslinux menu entry after HDT's execution, and a 'dump_filename' option to choose the exported filename with the 'dump' option. Dumping boot flag status and various bugfixes.

    •  21 Apr 2011 20:58

      Release Notes: This release implements Dump mode to a TFTP server. It fixes automatic mode.

      •  17 Apr 2011 19:36

        Release Notes: This release adds chain.c32 to the pre-built images, fixes HDD display in GUI mode, fixes CPUID behavior for unknown vendors, improves Cyrix/NSC CPU detection, and fixes the bootflag semantic in boot mode.

        •  12 Apr 2011 19:35

          Release Notes: This release adds dump mode from the menu interface. The IP of the TFTP server and the path can be configured.

          •  11 Apr 2011 20:30

            Release Notes: This release adds dumping mode to save Hardware Info on a TFTP server.

            Recent comments

            30 Dec 2009 23:22 etienv

            First impressions, from the screenies and the comments this looks like a very handy tool for technicians! Awesome work man, downloading this and using it in my work today!


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