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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.15 1/2] ia64: use i386 dmi_scan.c
    On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 09:41:15AM -0700, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
    > The DMI scan looks like it's done in try_init_smbios(). But
    > try_init_acpi() is done first. Since every ia64 machine has
    > ACPI, I would think try_init_acpi() should be sufficient.
    > Or do you have a machine that doesn't supply the SPMI
    > table used by try_init_acpi()?

    This system (Dell PowerEdge 7250, very very similar to an Intel 4-way
    Itanium2 server) doesn't have an SPMI table, but it does have the IPMI
    information in the SMBIOS table.

    Matt Domsch
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