[mythtv-users] OT: Grrr Motherboards!

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Thu Jun 12 22:56:26 UTC 2008


On Thursday 12 June 2008 23:50:47 Yan Seiner wrote:
> 
> On Thu, June 12, 2008 3:43 pm, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> > On Thursday 12 June 2008 23:22:52 Yan Seiner wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, June 12, 2008 3:04 pm, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> >>
> >> > I'm using a Gigabyte board which has 3 PCI-E, one PCI-Ex16 (which has
> >> my
> >> > NVIDIA card in it) and 3 PCI slots. The graphics card obscures one of
> >> the
> >> > PCE-E slots but all 3 PCI slots are useable. If you want to know the
> >> model
> >> > number let me know and I'll have the case off and have a look.
> >>
> >> man lshw
> >>
> >
> > I assume that's some kind of helpful comment? Sorry but I don't speak
> > geek, what does it mean?
> 
> Sorry.  lshw is a command line utility that LiSts HardWare.  man lshw
> should give you the manual page on how to use it.
> 
> If run as root, it will list all sorts of things, including the model
> number and version of your motherboard.  No need to crack the case to get
> a complete list of your hardware - in fact lshw lists far more things
> about your hardware than you can typically read off the hardware itself.
> 
> --Yan
> 
Ahhh thanks, you learn something new every day :)

Gigabyte P35-DS3L

And masses and masses of other stuff too :)

Mark



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