Precision 360n sound controller
Thu Jan 15 17:07:00 2004

The best way I have found to detect the system type is with the dmidecode
utility, which dwill o a dump of a bunch of info from the BIOS to the
screen. You can then search that ouput for "Precision WorkStation 360". 

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael J. Carter [] 
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 4:45 PM
Cc: Hull, John
Subject: Precision 360n sound controller

So is there any way to detect the 'miswired' sound controller on the 360n or
detect any other hardware characteristic that would identify a machine as a

I'd like to have cfengine install the dell-alsa rpm on our machines that
require it.


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