Linux dmidecode keyword use to retrieve information from DMI or SMBIOS tables



Configuration for GNU Linux Fedora Computer using Linux Command

 

     Below is the example of dmidecode keywords that we can use in Linux Fedora to get the information about system properties or system hardware properties.  The dmidecode command example below show the execution of dmidecode command but with out the proper option.  The output of the dmidecode command below give the possible option of  dmidecode keyword to use with the dmidecode command.

Example of dmidecode command:

Using Linux dmidecode command and dmidecode command keyword

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type chasis

Invalid type keyword: chasis

Valid type keywords are:

bios

system

baseboard

chassis

processor

memory

cache

connector

slot

[root@fedora ~]#

 

Possible dmidecode command example.

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type bios  <-- retrieve information on system BIOS

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type system  <-- retrieve information on system hardware

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type baseboard  <-- retrieve information on motherboard

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type chassis  <-- retrieve information on system chassis

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type processor  <-- retrieve information on processor

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type memory  <-- retrieve information on system memory

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type cache  <-- retrieve information on system cache

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type connector  <-- retrieve information on system connector

[root@fedora ~]# dmidecode --type slot  <-- retrieve information on system slot

 




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