PE 1425 SC ServiceTag

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Sun Apr 30 14:32:11 CDT 2006

On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 11:33:42AM -0400, J. Epperson wrote:
> How Dell-like to call it Service Tag in almost everywhere, and ask you for
> that when you want support, but label it "Serial Number" in the interface
> output.

Service Tag is the name given to the "serial number" since Dell
started shipping computers 20+ years ago.

Serial Number is the standardized name of the field in the DMI table,
regardless of hardware vendor or OS.  At least the right value is put
into that field, even if the name doesn't line up. :-)


Matt Domsch
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