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    SubjectRe: input: Disable the AUX LoopBack command in i8042.c on Compaq ProLiant
    On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 05:52:57PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:

    > On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 13:44, Linux Kernel Mailing List wrote:
    > > ChangeSet 1.1722.87.1, 2004/06/02 13:44:20+02:00, vojtech@suse.cz
    > >
    > > input: Disable the AUX LoopBack command in i8042.c on Compaq ProLiant
    > > 8-way Xeon ProFusion systems, as it causes crashes and reboots
    > > on these machines. DMI data is used for determining if the
    > > workaround should be enabled.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>
    > >
    >
    > is there any reason you do this in dmi_scan.c and not via the "new"
    > since some time method where the user gives the dmi code a table with
    > callbacks instead ????

    There is no such reason other than on 06/02 there wasn't the "new"
    method yet, as far as I know. In the same set of patches:

    ChangeSet@1.1757.59.2, 2004-06-29 11:59:04+02:00, vojtech@suse.cz
    input: Move Compaq ProLiant DMI handling (ServerWorks/OSB workaround)
    to i8042.c.

    Signed-off-by: Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz>

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    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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