BLDLVL and RMVIEW
What are they used for?
Use the BLDLEVEL command to search for a build signature in an exe or dll.
This command is available in OS/2 2.x and WARP.
SYNTAX: bldlevel [drive:][path]filename
or bldlevel filename
or bldlevel /?
drive --> Specifies a drive letter for the path or filename, for example: C:
path --> Specifies a path, for example: \os2\dll\
filename --> Specifies the filename for the exe or dll file.
/? Displays Help
no parameter Displays Help.
Example: the command BLDLEVEL OS2KRNL will return:
Signature: @#IBM:8.200#@ IBM OS/2 Kernel
Description: IBM OS/2 Kernel
Use the RMVIEW command to search for information on the adapters installed on
the computer. It returns a physical view of the adapters, including: adapter
identification, device type, bus/width, I/O addresses, IRQ level, DMA channel.
This command is only available in WARP.
Syntax: RMVIEW [switch]
/P Display Physical view (default)
/P1 Physical view with planar chipset
/D Display Driver view
/D1 Driver view with planar chipset
/L Display Logical view
/R Display raw data. Use with P L D switch
/IRQ Display claimed Interrupt levels (IRQ)
/IO Display claimed IO ports above 100 Hex
/IOA Display all claimed IO ports
/DMA Display claimed DMA channels
/MEM Display claimed Memory regions
/SO Sort IO, IOA, IRQ, DMA, MEM by owner
/HW Display Hardware Tree
This was first published in November 2000