[CentOS] Identify motherboard from SSH login

Tue May 1 21:35:32 UTC 2007
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On Tue, 1 May 2007, 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)?

dmidecode will often provide that information, typically under the 
"Base Board Information" section or the older "Board Information 
Block" section.

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> www.madboa.com