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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.15] ia64: use i386 dmi_scan.c
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On Friday 06 January 2006 15:39, Matt Domsch wrote:
> diff --git a/arch/ia64/Kconfig b/arch/ia64/Kconfig
> ...
> +config DMI
> +       bool
> +       default y

Should we have a way to turn this off?

> diff --git a/arch/ia64/kernel/Makefile b/arch/ia64/kernel/Makefile
> ...
> +dmi_scan-y                     += ../../i386/kernel/dmi_scan.o

Ugh. I really hate this sort of sharing. Could dmi_scan.c go in
drivers/firmware/ or something instead?

> diff --git a/arch/ia64/kernel/setup.c b/arch/ia64/kernel/setup.c
> ...
> +static int __init run_dmi_scan(void)
> +{
> +       dmi_scan_machine();
> +       return 0;
> +}
> +core_initcall(run_dmi_scan);

Shouldn't this be wrapped in "#ifdef CONFIG_DMI"?

Sorry this feedback is so late. I only looked at it because the
DMI stuff crashes HP sx2000 (and probably sx1000) boxes, probably
because of some memory attribute problem. So I'll have more
feedback after I debug that ;-)
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