dmidecode - Reports BIOS system hardware info ChangeLog

HOWTO


# dmidecode 2.9
# =============
cd
test -f installed/dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2 &&
mv installed/dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2 .
test ! -f dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2 &&
wget http://savannah.nongnu.org/download/dmidecode/dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2

# Verify tarball w/ md5sum:
# (this came from my gpg-verified tarball)
echo "3dac4b1817012ffebd78671473d8f56c  dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2" | md5sum -c

# Verify tarball w/ sha1sum:
# (this also came from my gpg-verified tarball)
echo "0346690d32120b9fff22accd5b4e731414a3676b  dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2" | sha1sum -c

# Verify tarball w/ gpg:
( gpg --list-keys 38F02FC8 > /dev/null 2>&1 || gpg --recv-keys 38F02FC8 ) &&
wget -nc http://savannah.nongnu.org/download/dmidecode/dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2.sig &&
  gpg --verify dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2.sig && rm dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2.sig

mkdir -p -m 0700 src
cd src
find -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "dmidecode-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
tar xjvf ~/dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2
cd dmidecode-2.9
test $UID = 0 && chown -R root:root .
make
make strip
su -c "make install"
cd
mkdir -p -m 0700 installed
rm -f installed/dmidecode-*.tar.*
mv dmidecode-2.9.tar.bz2 installed/

# If you ever want to uninstall dmidecode, run "make uninstall" (as root)
# from the source directory

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