decode-dimms man page

decode-dimms — Decode the information found in memory module SPD EEPROMs.


decode-dimms [-c] [-f [-b]] [-x|-X file [files..]]
decode-dimms -h


The purpose of the decode-dimms tool is to decode the information found in memory module SPD EEPROMs. The SPD data is read either from the running system or dump files. The tool requires the eeprom kernel module to be loaded.


-f, --format

Print nice html output

-b, --bodyonly

Don't print html header (useful for postprocessing the output)


Display all DIMMs side-by-side if possible


Merge neighbour cells with identical values (side-by-side output only)

-c, --checksum

Decode completely even if checksum fails


Read data from hexdump files


Same as -x except treat multibyte hex data as little endian

-h, --help

Display this usage summary

See Also



Philip Edelbrock
Christian Zuckschwerdt
Burkart Lingner
Jean Delvare

Referenced By


Oct 2013 i2c-tools User Commands