I've got a linux boot cd that contains a pretty good hardware profiler.
I think it tests also.

On Jan 5, 2004, at 2:37 PM, Danny G Smith wrote:

> I was given an old compaq over the holiday that I think has a bad ide
> controller on the motherboard.  It is not worth a lot, but I could turn
> it into a samba server at my house.  Does anybody know of any good
> freeware that could help diagnose the hardware?
> --
> thanks,
> Danny G Smith
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