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SubjectRe: APM oops with Dell 5000e laptop
> I do not believe so.  I tend to think that detecting these broken models is a waste of kernel code (especially, if there's an effort to correct the problem).

One idea the Dell folks suggested is walking the SMBIOS data table. That happens
to be something I want to do as its the only good way I know to get

o Cache sizes on older machines
o The type of monitoring device (lm78 etc) attached
o slot information

I have user space code to walk these tables so I have a basis to attack this
in 2.2.19

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