Re: [edk2] Changing values retrieved by dmidecode

Subject: Re: [edk2] Changing values retrieved by dmidecode

From: Sergey Isakov <isakov-sl@bk.ru>

To: edk2-devel@lists.sourceforge.net

Date: 2012-08-24 03:03:37

As an example /edk2/DuetPkg/SmbiosGenDxe/

23.08.2012,  18:58, Georg Schnberger  ():

> ----- Original Message -----
>> On Aug 22, 2012, at 11:01 PM, Georg Schnberger
>>  wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello everybody,
>>> 
>>> we, as a hardware vendor, would like to change parameter values
>>> retrieved via dmidecode such as:
>>> -Manufacturer
>>> -Product Name
>>> -Serial Number
>>> - and so on...
>>> 
>>> AFAIK with traditional BIOS we are stuck to the firmware
>>> developer's/vendor's tools to achieve this.
>>> My question is now, will there be an easier way to do this with
>>> UEFI?
>>> Can we e.g. develop an UEFI Shell application to write those
>>> parameters?
>>> Or are we completely dependent on our firmware providers?
>>> 
>>> Thanks for your answers, Georg
>>> 
>> From: "Andrew Fish" 
>> To: edk2-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
>> Cc: edk2-devel@lists.sourceforge.net
>> Sent: Thursday, 23 August, 2012 4:23:23 PM
>> Subject: Re: [edk2] Changing values retrieved by dmidecode
>> 
>> The PI spec has a way to do this:
>> https://edk2.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/edk2/trunk/edk2/MdePkg/Include/Protocol/Smbios.h
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
> 
> Thanks for that hint.
> 
> Am I right if I say that I have to write an UEFI driver to update the SMBIOS information or can this be done from the OS also?
> Or can you provide a more detailed description about the steps that are necessary to modify these values?
> 
> -Regards, Georg
> 
> 
> 
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