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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PnPBIOS 2.4.9-ac1[56] Vaio fix
I wrote:
> We need to know when is_sony_vaio_laptop so that we can
> stop this from happening. So either we put the dmi scan
> earlier (which Alan says is in the works) or else we allow
> the creation of the proc entries at init time but reject
> read/write accesses after init time. I'll make up a patch
> that does the latter, but it would be nicest if the proc
> entries were omitted altogether.

On second thought I think I'll just wait for the dmi scan
to be moved and in the meantime warn Vaio users no to
read or write the numerically named files under /proc/bus/pnp.
That means not using lspnp or setpnp without the '-b' option

Thomas Hood
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