How Ubuntu(liveCD) detect hardware

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Mon Jul 4 10:46:17 UTC 2005

On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 06:33:53PM +0800, Trace Green wrote:
> I am very instrested in how Ubuntu(liveCD) detect hardware. I tried to 
> check the whole mail list, and just find some one told it is based on 
> Morphix.

That's outdated information; as of Ubuntu 5.04, the live CD detects
hardware in the same way our installer does. This is primarily hotplug,
with a few supplemental bits and pieces for older hardware from the
Debian installer.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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