Reading BIOS information

April 1, 2008 at 2:48 pm Leave a comment

Little handy command to read BIOS information from Linux level:

dd if=/dev/mem bs=1k skip=768 count=256 2>/dev/null | strings -n 8

Sample BIOS reading from Dell 2950 running SLES10 SP1: here


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