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Old 01-26-2006, 04:05 PM   #1
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Command returns info on motherboard make, model?


Hey Linux Enthusiasts,

Is there a command that returns the make and model information of the motherboard?

I have several machines and am sorting out what machines use what hardare. dmesg is a great help, but does not reveal much about the make and model of mobos.

Thanks
 
Old 01-26-2006, 04:19 PM   #2
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lshw (if installed) ...

if not installed, grab it here:
http://www.ezix.org/software/files/lshw-B.02.06.tar.gz


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Old 01-27-2006, 08:28 AM   #3
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Thanks that did the trick.

Odd through -- the README said:

"* To compile it, just use:

$ make"

However, I had to follow this with "make install."
 
Old 01-27-2006, 08:33 AM   #4
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# dmidecode

hopefully the computer vendor burned the SMBIOS correctly.
 
  


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