Subject: Re: mother board
To: Justin Anderson <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/09/2002 11:28:20
to read a physical memory address, read from /dev/mem. 


On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Justin Anderson wrote:

> Hi All
> I would like to identify a mother board using software. I was thinking of 
> reading the entire bios and searching for the string which identifys the 
> mother board at boot time.
> I have now spent two days looking for something which might be usefull but 
> come up with only linux related stuff. So I was wondering if any one knows 
> how to read absolute memory addresses in netbsd of course or has some other 
> ideas??? :)
> Thanks Justin.