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dmidecode

April 11th, 2009 by usage | 0

dmidecode  is a tool for dumping a computers DMI (some say SMBIOS) ta ble contents in a human-readable format. This table contains a descrip tion  of  the  systems  hardware  components,  as well as other useful pieces of information such as serial numbers and BIOS revision.  Thanks to  this  table,  you  can  retrieve this information without […]






lshw

April 11th, 2009 by usage | 0

Examples lshw is a small tool to extract detailed information  on  the  hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration,  bus speed, etc. on DMI-capable x86 or IA-64 systems and on some PowerPC machines (PowerMac G4 is known to work). It currently […]