dmidecode reports information about x86 & ia64 hardware as described in the
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).
biosdecode biosdecode parses the BIOS memory and prints information about all structures (or entry points) it knows of. dmidecode dmidecode is a tool for dumping a computer's DMI (some say SMBIOS) table contents in a human-readable format. This table contains a description of the system's... ownership ownership retrieves and prints the "ownership tag" that can be set on Compaq computers. Contrary to all other programs of the dmidecode package, ownership... vpddecode vpddecode prints the "vital product data" information that can be found in almost all IBM and Lenovo computers.