[C6105] Serial Number

Ryan Cox ryan_cox at byu.edu
Mon Sep 12 09:52:49 CDT 2011


Did you reboot yet?  Most systems require that before it shows up in 
dmidecode.

On 09/08/11 06:36, Jeremy MAURO wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Sorry me again, I have the following issue:
>
> [root at XXXX]:~ # dmidecode --type chassis
> # dmidecode 2.9
> SMBIOS 2.6 present.
>
> Handle 0x0004, DMI type 3, 21 bytes
> Chassis Information
>         Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
>         Type: Rack Mount Chassis
>         Lock: Not Present
>         Version: N/A
>         Serial Number:
>         Asset Tag:
>         Boot-up State: Safe
>         Power Supply State: Safe
>         Thermal State: Safe
>         Security Status: None
>         OEM Information: 0x00000000
>         Height: Unspecified
>         Number Of Power Cords: 1
>         Contained Elements: 0
>
> [root at XXXX]:~ # smbios-sys-info
> Libsmbios version:      2.2.26
> Product Name:           PowerEdge C6105
> Vendor:                 Dell Inc.
> BIOS Version:           1.6.0
> System ID:              0x0499
> Service Tag: ZQXZQX2
> Express Service Code:   21352583827
> Asset Tag:
> Property Ownership Tag:
> [root at XXXX]:~ #
>
>
> So th SN is still empty :(
>
>
>
> Regards,
> JM
>
> On 09/07/11 19:09, Jeremy MAURO wrote:
>> Sorry, your last email talked about: "./serviceTagS" and I didn"t 
>> find any binary with this name even in libsmbios.
>>
>> But 'smbios-sys-info' that one I have it, and it worked great!!!!
>>
>> Thanks you so much...
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> JM
>>
>>
>> On 09/07/11 18:48, Stephen Dowdy wrote:
>>> Jeremy MAURO wrote, On 09/07/2011 10:31 AM:
>>>> Thanks everyone for answering, I just called DELL, they can't send me
>>>> any tools to do it (trust issue I guess), so a tech will come to set it...
>>> Jeremy,
>>>
>>> Not sure if you didn't recieve my message, but this is where you can
>>> obtain the libsmbios kit i mentioned that works fine:
>>>
>>> http://linux.dell.com/libsmbios/download/libsmbios/libsmbios-0.13.13/libsmbios-0.13.13.tar.gz
>>>
>>> Additionally, i just verified that the libsmbios 2.2.26
>>> http://linux.dell.com/libsmbios/download/libsmbios/libsmbios-2.2.26/libsmbios-2.2.26.tar.gz
>>> http://linux.dell.com/libsmbios/download/libsmbios/libsmbios-2.2.26/libsmbios-2.2.26-3.src.rpm
>>>
>>> works as well (so might as well grab that):
>>>
>>> zia:sbin# ./smbios-sys-info --service-tag
>>> Service Tag: ZQXZQX1
>>>
>>> zia:sbin# ./smbios-sys-info --service-tag --set=ZQXZQX2
>>> Current tag value:
>>> Service Tag: ZQXZQX1
>>>
>>> Setting new tag value: ZQXZQX2
>>>
>>> zia:sbin# ./smbios-sys-info --service-tag --set=ZQXZQX1
>>> Current tag value:
>>> Service Tag: ZQXZQX2
>>>
>>> Setting new tag value: ZQXZQX1
>>>
>>>
>>> So, indeed you can reset it even if it's already set.
>>>
>>> --stephen
>>> --
>>> Stephen Dowdy  -  Systems Administrator  -  NCAR/RAL
>>> 303.497.2869   -sdowdy at ucar.edu         -http://www.ral.ucar.edu/~sdowdy/
>>>
>>
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Ryan Cox
Systems Administrator
Fulton Supercomputing Lab
Brigham Young University

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