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Old 06-18-2004, 09:01 AM   #1
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identity crisis


hi i have an old 486 and really need to identify my nic, it is an old ibm station.
help me please

btw, i need the nic id to get a boot floppy from rom-o-matic

thanks
 
Old 06-18-2004, 11:05 AM   #2
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Try booting with a linux boot disk and run:
dmesg

It should give you some clues. The other option is just to open the case and read the chipset number.
 
Old 06-18-2004, 11:20 AM   #3
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And when all else fails, google it up. Search for your PC model, the chipset number, the specs. Anything! I'm sure you could google it but it may take a while. I once found the specs for a harddrive for a 12 yr old laptop! GL :P
 
  


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