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Tool for dumping a computer's DMI table contents in a human-readable format

Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard. This information typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number, BIOS version, asset tag as well as a lot of other details of varying level of interest and reliability depending on the manufacturer. This will often include usage status for the CPU sockets, expansion slots (e.g. AGP, PCI, ISA) and memory module slots, and the list of I/O ports (e.g. serial, parallel, USB).

DMI data can be used to enable or disable specific portions of kernel code depending on the specific hardware. Thus, one use of dmidecode is for kernel developers to detect system "signatures" and add them to the kernel source code when needed.

Beware that DMI data have proven to be too unreliable to be blindly trusted. Dmidecode does not scan your hardware, it only reports what the BIOS told it to.

Source Files

Filename Size Changed Actions
33b5aafc6ee6b5de9f2526fb1cf4b14d1e16e4f0.patch 826 Bytes Download File
364055211b1956539c6a6268e111e244e1292c8c.patch 2.15 KB Download File
_service 58 Bytes Download File
ab02b117511230e46bbef7febbd854b9c832c13c.patch 952 Bytes Download File
bf7bad24ce141dab5b5acc3ffb98ce5fe4a8e0f9.patch 1.1 KB Download File
cff11afa886a0147d734b650755d232b5e7f2099.patch 1.55 KB Download File
de9a74e1c60210bee229fcf55b1678a99d1b44dd.patch 2.72 KB Download File
dmidecode.changes 148 Bytes Download File
dmidecode.spec 2.77 KB Download File

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