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SubjectRe: APM oops with Dell 5000e laptop
> The kernel works around/ignores/disables other broken hardware or broken
> features of otherwise working hardware with black lists. There will be
> many *many* of these laptops sold.

And I hope many many of these people demand BIOS upgrades or send them back.

> Is there a way to uniquely identify the affected BIOSes at boot time and

Im looking at one with some pointers from Dell. It won't be in 2.2.18 so its
quite likely a fixed BIOS will be out first anyway.


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