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linux hardware specs via dmidecode

posted on 2014-11-26 10:40:35

Using dmidecode is easiest used via the keywords, e.g. dmidecode -t memory. Else use the numbers: dmidecode -t 3,4.

Keyword     Types
──────────────────────────────
bios        0, 13
system      1, 12, 15, 23, 32
baseboard   2, 10, 41
chassis     3
processor   4
memory      5, 6, 16, 17
cache       7
connector   8
slot        9

Further info from the man page:

The SMBIOS specification defines the following DMI types:


Type   Information
────────────────────────────────────────
0   BIOS
1   System
2   Base Board
3   Chassis
4   Processor
5   Memory Controller
6   Memory Module
7   Cache
8   Port Connector
9   System Slots
10   On Board Devices
11   OEM Strings
12   System Configuration Options
13   BIOS Language
14   Group Associations
15   System Event Log
16   Physical Memory Array
17   Memory Device
18   32-bit Memory Error
19   Memory Array Mapped Address
20   Memory Device Mapped Address
21   Built-in Pointing Device
22   Portable Battery
23   System Reset
24   Hardware Security
25   System Power Controls
26   Voltage Probe
27   Cooling Device
28   Temperature Probe

29   Electrical Current Probe
30   Out-of-band Remote Access
31   Boot Integrity Services
32   System Boot
33   64-bit Memory Error
34   Management Device
35   Management Device Component
36   Management Device Threshold Data
37   Memory Channel
38   IPMI Device
39   Power Supply
40   Additional Information
41   Onboard Device

Additionally,  type  126  is  used for disabled entries and type 127 is an end-of-table marker. Types 128 to 255 are for
OEM-specific data.  dmidecode will display these entries by default, but it can only decode them when the  vendors  have
contributed documentation or code for them.

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