Extract BIOS data in linux
How to extract data from BIOS?
dmidecode command as root user.
Dmidecode can be retrieved here: http://www.nongnu.org/dmidecode/
# dmidecode 2.11
SMBIOS 2.4 present.
38 structures occupying 1188 bytes.
Table at 0x000F0100.
Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 24 bytes
Vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
Release Date: 09/16/2010
Runtime Size: 128 kB
ROM Size: 2048 kB
PCI is supported
PNP is supported
BIOS is upgradeable
BIOS shadowing is allowed
Boot from CD is supported
Selectable boot is supported
EDD is supported
5.25"/360 kB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
5.25"/1.2 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
3.5"/720 kB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
3.5"/2.88 MB floppy services are supported (int 13h)
Print screen service is supported (int 5h)
8042 keyboard services are supported (int 9h)
Serial services are supported (int 14h)
Printer services are supported (int 17h)
CGA/mono video services are supported (int 10h)
ACPI is supported
USB legacy is supported
LS-120 boot is supported
ATAPI Zip drive boot is supported
BIOS boot specification is supported
Targeted content distribution is supported
Handle 0x0001, DMI type 1, 27 bytes
Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Product Name: P55A-UD4
Wake-up Type: Power Switch
Handle 0x0002, DMI type 2, 8 bytes