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SubjectRe: [patch 2.6.12-rc3] dell_rbu: New Dell BIOS update driver
On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 05:05:20PM -0500, Abhay Salunke wrote:
> The dell_rbu driver is required for updating BIOS on DELL servers and client
> systems. The driver lets a user application download the BIOS image in to
> contiguous physical memory pages; the driver exposes the memory via sysfs
> filesystem. The update mechanism basically has two approcahes; one by
> allocating contiguous physical memory and the second approach is by allocating
> small chunks of contiguous physical memory.


> diff -uprN linux- linux-
> --- linux- 2005-05-09 15:13:06.257801832 -0500
> +++ linux- 2005-05-09 16:30:47.746147888 -0500
> @@ -58,4 +58,16 @@ config EFI_PCDP
> See <>
> +config DELL_RBU
> + bool "BIOS update support for DELL systems via sysfs"

Trivial: needs to be tristate, not bool, to make a module. Change
help text then accordingly.


Matt Domsch
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