I am trying to get my BIOS firmware version, and memory info using dmidecode. I am connected to the server through ssh as a root user. We recently just started moving our servers from Debian 6.0, to Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. Is there another way to get the BIOS info, or someway to get dmidecode to work?
In linux the dmidecode command output showing SMBIOS version as 2.4, 2.6, 2.7 and 2.8. is these versions are OS dependent or BIOS dependent.
Also, could anyone please provide the output of "dmidecode" for the SMBIOS version 2.8.
i need to get the Serial Number of my motherboard . i used dmidecode to get the serial number. but obviously i needed only the serial number and not the whole details. so i used grep to get only serial number but the problem is i get 3 occurences of "serial number " and only one of the occurences actually has the serial number with it.
Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.