[Fusioninventory-user] Model number in 2.3.21 on Windows is "nice name"

James M. Pulver jmp242 at cornell.edu
Tue Dec 5 19:14:58 UTC 2017

Yes, that would be fine by me, it could also just be another field, like 
you have "Alternate user name" you could create "Specific Model Number" 
vs "Marketing Model Number" or the like.

James Pulver
CLASSE Computer Group
Cornell University

On 11/29/2017 01:32 PM, Guillaume Bougard wrote:
> Hi James,
> for Lenovo computers, this was a choice to avoid managing a big model dictionary on server-side.
> By the way, it could make sens to set the computer system Version elsewhere. Maybe we can to something like: "Nice name (30A6xxxx)" ?
> Guillaume Bougard
> TECLIB' Montpellier
> 34000 Montpellier, France
> www.teclib.com
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> De: "James M. Pulver" <jmp242 at cornell.edu>
> À: fusioninventory-user at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Envoyé: Mercredi 8 Novembre 2017 20:58:01
> Objet: [Fusioninventory-user] Model number in 2.3.21 on Windows is "nice name"
> This is helpful on Lenovo computers, but it would be more useful to keep
> getting the old model # that is more specific. I.e. I get Thinkstation
> P500 now rather than 30A6xxxx which is needed for warranty work etc.
> Getting both would be helpful, but the old 30A6 can always be googled,
> but different versions all show as P500s and I can't do the reverse.

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