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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1 v2 ] ipmi: Setting OS name as Linux in BMC
Srinivas, what is your use case?

-corey

On 06/28/2012 07:01 PM, Andi Kleen wrote:
> <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
>
>




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