archdetect

detect hardware architecture

SYNOPSIS

[-g ]

DESCRIPTION

displays the current machine architecture and subarchitecture. The architecture corresponds to that built into dpkg and describes the CPU (and possibly kernel) types; the subarchitecture distinguishes machines with different boot arrangements that require special handling.

The following option is available:

-g
When bringing up new subarchitectures, may not yet have been taught about this specific machine. This option asks that try to guess a generic subarchitecture that may be compatible with this machine. This is only necessary on certain architectures, and simply has no effect elsewhere.

AUTHORS

was written by the Debian Installer team.

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