Extract BIOS data in linux

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Extract BIOS data in linux

How to extract data from BIOS?
Using dmidecode command as root user.
Dmidecode can be retrieved here: http://www.nongnu.org/dmidecode/

Sample output:


# dmidecode 2.11
SMBIOS 2.4 present.
38 structures occupying 1188 bytes.
Table at 0x000F0100.
Handle 0x0000, DMI type 0, 24 bytes
BIOS Information
        Vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
        Version: F15
        Release Date: 09/16/2010
        Address: 0xE0000
        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
System Information
        Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
        Product Name: P55A-UD4
        Serial Number:  
        UUID: 00000000-0000-0000-0000-1C6F65934C92
        Wake-up Type: Power Switch
        SKU Number:  
Handle 0x0002, DMI type 2, 8 bytes