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INTELTOOL(8) System Manager's Manual INTELTOOL(8)


inteltool - a tool for dumping Intel(R) CPU / chipset configuration parameters


inteltool [-vh?gGrpmedPMaAsfS]


inteltool is a handy little tool for dumping the configuration space of Intel(R) CPUs, northbridges and southbridges.

This tool has been developed for the coreboot project (see for details on coreboot).


Show a help text and exit.
Show version information and exit.
Dump all known information listed below.
Dump I/O Controller Hub (ICH) southbridge GPIO registers.
Show only GPIO register differences from hardware defaults.
Dump I/O Controller Hub (ICH) southbridge RCBA registers.
Dump I/O Controller Hub (ICH) southbridge SPI registers and BIOS control.
Dump graphics registers. Due to unknown reasons this might lock up some systems after a few seconds.
Dump I/O Controller Hub (ICH) southbridge PMBASE registers.
Dump Intel(R) northbridge MCHBAR registers.
Dump the memory registers as above and store the current timing settings into file.
Dump Intel(R) northbridge EPBAR registers.
Dump Intel(R) northbridge DMIBAR registers.
Dump Intel(R) northbridge PCIEXBAR registers.
Dump Intel(R) CPU MSRs.
Dump Advanced Memory Buffer (AMB) registers.


Please report any bugs on the coreboot mailing list (


inteltool is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL), version 2.


Copyright (C) 2008 coresystems GmbH


Stefan Reinauer <>

This manual page was written by Stefan Reinauer <>. It is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL (version 2).

Intel(R) is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Other product and/or company names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.