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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] dmi_check_system can generate Warnings when no DMI table is present
    On Fri, 2009-10-23 at 17:03 +0200, Erwan Velu wrote:
    > Daniel Walker a écrit :
    > > [...]
    > > It's your defect, so you can still try to fix it (unless the "xen
    > > people" or someone else beats you to it.)
    > >
    > > It looks like on a normal system dmi_scan_machine() gets called very
    > > early in setup_arch() arch/x86/kernel/setup.c . A possible good fix
    > > might be to add a dmi_disable() into the dmi driver that just shuts off
    > > dmi, and run that in xen_arch_setup() in arch/x86/xen/setup.c
    > Could it make sense having this patch (I can work on it) while keeping
    > my previous patch ?
    > Does it make sense keeping the default return value I've been adding
    > when no dmi table is found ?

    Ingo mentioned that the returning mechanism your adding was left out
    intentionally to catch this error, so I don't think your original patch
    could be included ..


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