dmidecode

Today’s useful command dmidecode

From the man page:
dmidecode is a tool for dumping a computer’s DMI (some say SMBIOS) table contents in a human-readable format.”

Very useful if you fx want to know which motherboard that resides inside your computer.  I wanted to know what memory to get when upgrading RAM on my workstation. Dmidecode told me which motherboard i had and which memory slots where used and with what memory size these had installed. (Intriguing how many useful utilities there are out there that you never heard of. 🙂 )

On similar topics. Just the other day i learned on a new Linux device file that I completely missed, even if I have been working with Linux for the last 10+ yearsm had never paid attention/noticed.  /dev/full the special device file that always returns ENOSPC when written to 🙂

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