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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: alternative identifier for Phoenix BIOS
Philipp Kohlbecher wrote:
> My laptop (a Samsung X20) contains a Phoenix BIOS and would benefit from
> patch 1e22436eba84edfec9c25e5a25d09062c4f91ca9 (x86: reserve low 64K on
> AMI and Phoenix BIOS boxen).
>
> However, according to /sys/class/dmi/id/bios_vendor, the BIOS identifies
> its vendor as "Phoenix Technologies LTD" (sans the comma).

Given that AMI and Phoenix combined is something like 80% of the BIOS
market, if not more, it might simply be easier to make it unconditional,
or make it a whitelist instead.

-hpa


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