How to Identify the BIOS Version

David Curry dsccable at
Wed Jan 19 06:03:38 UTC 2005

Ulrich Drepper wrote:

> vimalraj.t wrote:
>> Let me know, is there any command to identify the System BIOS version in
>> Linux ??
> Usually using /usr/sbin/dmidecode.  Look at the very first few lines.
My system (FC-2) doesn't seem to recognize "dmidecode" as a command.  
I'm pretty sure, though, that BIOS info displays every time I shutdown 
and reboot my system from a cold start.

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