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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] ACPI: add DMI info to enable OSI(Linux) on PRIMEQUEST
On Tue, 27 May 2008 16:41:59 -0700
"Tony Luck" <tony.luck@intel.com> wrote:

> I'm not sure that sharing drivers/acpi/blacklist.c between different
> architectures is wise idea. There are entries in there that make
> blanket decisions for all machines made by an OEM.
>
> It seems quite possible that an OEM that makes boxes using
> different processor architectures might make different mistakes
> in the respective BIOS teams.
>

So... what's the fix? We don't appear to have a blacklisting table
under arch/ia64. Should `#ifdef CONFIG_IA64' be added to
drivers/acpi/blacklist.c entries?


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