On my system, interrupt calls to the BIOS aren't possible, but there are ways to get information about the BIOS. Here's a script that I use to get BIOS and boot info. It requires
use Parse::DMIDecode qw(@TYPES %GROUPS);
my $dmi = Parse::DMIDecode->new(
dmidecode => "/usr/sbin/dmidecode",
nowarnings => 1,
print $dmi->keyword("bios-address"), "\n",
my $bootloader = new Linux::Bootloader();
my $config_file = '/boot/grub/grub.conf';
For those of you using Windows, you'll find something similar here
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