[sf-lug] i586 ThinkPad CD-ROM problems

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 00:04:58 PST 2007

On Nov 12, 2007 6:23 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> In fact, _none_ of those commands will give you more than the very
> vaguest notion of what model ThinkPad they're running on.  As a general
> rule, you really simply cannot determine the make/model of a machine
> programmatically.  Eyeball grep is required.

Not necessarily.  the 'lshw' utility can give a fair amount of details...
Kristian Erik Hermansen

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