Re: Motherboard Misdetect

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Feb 05 2001 - 06:46:20 EST

> I own a M-Technology M-668DS motherboard. Linux 2.4.1
> identifies my board as a Soyo SY-6KD. They're not really
> the same board, and they each have features the other doesn't

We read the data from the BIOS. Its actually only scanned to match against
known system bugs so won't be a problem. It sounds like they are using the
same bios image on a set of boards and didnt bother to fix the name.

It may well also be they are the same board minus a few components.

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