1.28. dmidecode

1.28.1. RHEA-2011:0988: dmidecode enhancement update

An updated dmidecode package that provides one enhancement is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The dmidecode package provides utilities for extracting x86 and Intel Itanium hardware information from the system BIOS or EFI, depending on the SMBIOS/DMI standard. This information typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number, BIOS version, and asset tag.
The dmidecode package has been upgraded to version 2.11, which updates support for SMBIOS specification version 2.7. (BZ#661864)
Users of dmidecode are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds this enhancement.