[ILUG] motherboard ID
John P . Looney
john at antefacto.com
Wed Nov 22 10:26:44 GMT 2000
On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 09:22:13AM +0000, Vincent Cunniffe mentioned:
> So, without going through the complex process of checking every
> single feature and trying to do a 'points of similarity' match
> against known features, what's the best way to ID a board?
Generally you can't. The BIOS is the only thing that can tell what BIOS
rev. etc. the board has. And the BIOS is well gone by then..
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