Changing BIOS Boot Order from Linux Command Line w/out Complete OM Install

J. Epperson Dell at epperson.homelinux.net
Thu Mar 25 13:28:12 CDT 2010


On Thu, March 25, 2010 14:15, Donald Harper wrote:
> dmidecode -s system-serial-number
>
> gives me the Service tag number on my host.  RHEL 5, M610...
>
> or:
> dmidecode | grep -A4 'System Information' | tail -n1 | awk '{print $NF}'
>
> if you have an older version of dmidecode.
>
> Now, resetting it is a different ball of wax...
>

And that's the ball of wax I need to melt.  Original post stated that, I
guess I trimmed too much in my rant about the Dell repos.  I have means of
querying service tag, but it's blank on systems where MB has been
replaced, under warranty, by Dell field support.



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