Questions tagged [dmidecode]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

is there any where in sys directory that says which pcie slot device is plugged into

I am looking for sys directory exported info for which slot number the pcie device occupy on motherboard. Is it possible sys directory or proc directory. Initially I tried dmidecode but it seems like ...
  • 101
1 vote
2 answers
120 views

Mismatch in maximum ram supported by OEM(16GB) and dmidecode output(32GB). Which is right?

I want to upgrade my laptop ram to 32GB but manufacture manual says only 16GB is supported. Laptop: HP 15-ay503tx Motherboard: HP 81EC (Version: 61.30) Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-6200U (2.3 GHz, up to ...
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

Can I differentiate different RDIMM models electronically?

I bought 128GB of Hynix RDIMMs off ebay. The (slightly lifted) label indicates that they are (as advertised) Hynix model HMT84GR7AMR4A-H9, which is 1333 MHz registered RAM. However, lswh -C memory ...
  • 674
0 votes
0 answers
82 views

No Audio, 21.10 on a laptop with no specification resources

Preface I bought a cheap laptop off of Amazon. The company that makes is known as Coolby, it's the only laptop they have. Honestly, it's a great machine and I don't regret the purchase. Extremely high ...
0 votes
1 answer
710 views

Dmidecode --type 17 error information handling

Am getting the error information handle value in a hexadecimal format and it gives value as 0x0000. What does Error Information Handle:0x0000 mean in the memory information ? # dmidecode 3.2 #Getting ...
0 votes
0 answers
468 views

Dmidecode maximum supported memory?

I tried $ sudo dmidecode -t memory command and this picture is result So under Physical Memory Array it says Maximum Capacity: 32 GB. So can i use 2 32GB Ram or Just 2 16GB Ram? I mean 32GB is ...
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

dmidecode will read a Dell service tag - how can it be changed?

After replacing the motherboard in a Dell laptop due to physical damage, it has the "Other" service tag. The system technically is under regular warranty, but not with this "Other" service tag. Is ...
2 votes
1 answer
4k views

How can I know my memory's "actual frequency" in ubuntu?

I bought some memory stick which is ovcerclockable. The default frequency is 2.4GHz, the frequency can be configured up to 3.6GHz. And I confiured frequency and the voltage in BIOS, set the frequency ...
  • 179
3 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to see memory's manufacture date?

I bought new memory for my Thinkpad. Some Windows softwares can tell me the memory's manufacturer and date. Is there any Linux software that can do that? dmidecode -t memory and lshw -class memory ...
5 votes
1 answer
3k views

RAM info with dmidecode --type 17

On the motherboard ASUS V-PRO Z77 installed 2x2 (Kingston and Corsair) memory slots. All four slats of RAM do not cause any complaints. They work properly. But, below is the output of the result of ...
0 votes
1 answer
376 views

Hyperthreading Xeon CPU E5 2680 0 @ 2.7GHz

I'd like to verify whether my server set Hyper-threading, and the way to it. lscpu shows Thread per core is "2" sudo dmidecode shows HTT (Multi-threading). I expected HTT (Hyper-threading ...
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
148 views

4GB showing up in free in a Lenovo motherboard with 8GB. Memory Device Mapped Address vs Memory Array Mapped Address

I have a Lenovo motherboard with 2 4GB DIMMs. I see the 8GB when selecting and running the a memory test from the Ubuntu Grub bootup menu. However when I boot up ubuntu 16.04, free only shows 4GB. ...
  • 777
1 vote
1 answer
3k views

What does MANUFACTURER: CE80 mean?

What's the meaning of Manufacturer: CE80 in a memory description when listing with command sudo dmidecode -t memory? (Ubuntu 15.10)
1 vote
0 answers
3k views

"sudo dmidecode" -> "/dev/mem: Operation not permitted"

When running "sudo dmidecode" I get the following output: johnny@johns-laptop:~$ sudo dmidecode # dmidecode 2.12 # SMBIOS entry point at 0xa9e84010 /dev/mem: Operation not permitted johnny@johns-...
9 votes
4 answers
7k views

How to know the manufacturer of a graphic card?

I recently discovered, in a brief discussion with kos, that Nvidia does not produce its own graphic cards (apart from Quadro series), but other manufacturers are producing and selling them (Zotac, ...
  • 6,486