'Linux: Obtain Motherboard Model / Type and Vendor'

August 30, 2009 Category: Uncategorized

If you want to know what motherboard is installed in a system, use the tool dmidecode:

dmidecode | grep -e "Manufacturer\|Product" | head -n 4 | tail -n 2

The result might be something like:

Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer INC.

Product Name: P5Q-EM DO

Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer INC.

Product Name: P6T DELUXE

Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer INC.

Product Name: M2A-VM

Manufacturer: Apple Computer, Inc.

Product Name: Mac-F4208EC8

Manufacturer: Compaq

Product Name: 0688h

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