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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dmi_check_system can generate Warnings when no DMI table is present
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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 ..

Daniel

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