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I know that you can read the smbios information through dmidecode, lshw and hardinfo. HOwever, my smbios is corrupt, and produces wrong information. Is there a command to probe the ...
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    How to probe hardware command line


    I know that you can read the smbios information through dmidecode, lshw and hardinfo. HOwever, my smbios is corrupt, and produces wrong information. Is there a command to probe the hardware?

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    Hi and welcome

    No, there isnt.
    If the source of the information is corrupted, then any tool will just report this false data.

    Maybe bios/firmware updates will help.
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