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During the linux operating system install, how does the kernel know if the target machine is a laptop or desktop? [closed]

What alerts the kernel to what type of hardware being used so that the right drivers are installed?

Categories
Linux Mastering Development

During the linux operating system intall, how does the kernel know if the target machine is a laptop or desktop?

What alerts the kernel to what type of hardware being used so that the right drivers are installed?