determining if a machine is a Dell

John_Hull@Dell.com John_Hull at Dell.com
Fri Oct 22 15:33:01 CDT 2004


dmidecode can give you that info. `dmidecode | grep Dell` should do it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-admin-Lists On Behalf Of Sean Dilda
> Sent: Friday, October 22, 2004 2:49 PM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: determining if a machine is a Dell
> 
> I have to administer several machines.  Most are Dells, but a 
> few aren't.  In keeping things simple, I'd like to have a 
> single kickstart config for all of the hosts.  The only 
> problem is I also like to install OpenManage from my 
> kickstart config.  So, is there some simple way I can 
> determine if the hardware is a Dell or not without having 
> OpenManage installed?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 
> Sean
> 
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