[CentOS] Identify motherboard from SSH login

Tue May 1 21:33:41 UTC 2007
Greg Bailey <gbailey at lxpro.com>

Dogsbody wrote:
> Hi,
> I have CentOS 4.4 installed on a system at an ISP and I am trying to 
> setup lm_sensors.  It would be a lot easier to setup if I knew what 
> motherboard I was using!  :-)
> Is there any way of identifying the motherboard of a system remotely 
> (via SSH)?
> Many thanks
> Regards, Dan
You could try using the "dmidecode" utility, available as part of the 
"kernel-utils" RPM.  The first part of the output would probably 
identify the motherboard information.