Description of problem:
dmidecode version 2.2 segfaults on Tyan S2885 bios 2.05 but is ok
on bios 2.04. A recompiled version 2.6 successfully runs to the end.
There is a possible bios error, but dmidecode should not segfault.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. get a S2885 board
2. download bios at http://www.tyan.com/support/html/b_s2885.html
3. run dmidecode
Created attachment 116268 [details]
full output of dmidecode version 2.6 on bios 2.05
last line from dmidecode (version 2.2 from kernel-utils):
DMI type 7, 19 bytes.
Socket Designation: L3-Cache
Configuration: Disabled, Not Socketed, Level 3
Operational Mode: Unknown
Installed Size: 0 KB
Maximum Size: 0 KB
Supported SRAM Types:
Installed SRAM Type: Unknown
Error Correction Type: Unknown
System Type: Unknown
DMI type 8, 9 bytes.
Port Connector Information
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
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