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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1 v2 ] ipmi: Setting OS name as Linux in BMC
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<Srinivas_G_Gowda@Dell.com> writes:
> +
> + data[0] = param_select;
> + data[1] = set_selector;
> + data[2] = string_encode;
> + data[3] = str_len;
> + data[4] = 'L';
> + data[5] = 'i';
> + data[6] = 'n';
> + data[7] = 'u';
> + data[8] = 'x';

Not sure that's all that useful. I can just see BMC's making the ACPI
mistake of trying to work around specific issues, by checking for
Linux.

But since there are so many different Linux that will never work
because "Linux" does not describe a fixed release or code base.

Probably dangerous.

-Andi


--
ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only


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