Re: 2 thoughts. . .

Warner Losh (
Thu, 18 Jul 1996 00:01:32 -0600

: Someone mentioned about probing the CMOS for the size of
: memory.. why not check both, compare them, and if they differ, issue
: a warning. If they are the same, go along merrily.

Thats how FreeBSD (and I assume the other BSDs) do it. CMOS wins in
case the BIOS differs, btw.