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The general rule is if you don't have a reason to switch back to BIOS, stick with UEFI.
While this is similar to your other question, it would be very nice to understand the full context of what you're doing; e.g. why are you looking to query BIOS settings, and what does that have to do with the uptime of already-running systems? If you're looking at automating the BIOS configuration of multiple HP ProLiant servers, there are also tools for ...
You're using the wrong tools. All you'll need are HP's purpose-built utilities for this. Look for hpasmcli: [root@Packed ~]# hpasmcli -s "SHOW HT;SHOW ASR" Processor hyper-threading is currently enabled. ASR timeout is 5 minutes. ASR is currently enabled. other options SHOW ASR SHOW BOOT SHOW DIMM [ SPD ] SHOW F1 SHOW FANS SHOW HT SHOW IML ...
Regarding setting 1: Check the output of lscpu | grep "Thread(s) per core". Regarding setting 2: Not sure about this, and got no HP server to test. Maybe this is exposed via IPMI. Edit 1: Not a solution using dmidecode or lshw, but if you're fine with installing software from HP: They're providing a repository for rpm and deb based distros. For details ...
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