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SubjectRe: APM oops with Dell 5000e laptop
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> I don't believe doing this just to make a Dell detect properly is the right way to go (regardless of my bias).  I think the best we can do build a list of the systems that are the same, but it's certainly not a preferred way.
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> Any suggestions?

The ideal approach is to ident and version id the compal bios. The DMI tables
can include more useful BIOS info but rarely do (you might want to dump all the
DMI tables in your box and see if you have a BIOS vendor/version)

Alan

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