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Automatic hardware configuration
Configuration of Hardware is done automatically during system initialization in most Linux Distributions. It may also occur automatically when a hotpluggable device such as a USB device is connected or disconnected.
Automatic configuration tools
- discover -- A hardware identification library. Also includes a tool for hardware detection at boot-time.
- hotplug -- Linux Kernel-based mechanism to detect and configure hardware
- kudzu - Red Hat hardware probing tool