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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add iSCSI iBFT support.
    Konrad Rzeszutek wrote:
    >>> +config ISCSI_IBFT
    >>> + tristate "iSCSI Boot Firmware Table Attributes"
    >>> + depends on X86
    >> why only on X86?
    > PowerPC exports this data via the OpenFirmware so it already shows in
    > the /sysfs entries. I was thinking to combine those sysfs entries under this
    > code, but that is something in the future.
    > In regards to all other platforms, I figured I would only make it supported
    > under platforms that have been tested. Is there anything that stops this from
    > working for example of IA64? Well no. The hardware that supports the iBFT is
    > either in the BIOS or in NICs - so the SGI or HP boxes _should_ work, however
    > I am not comfortable to make it supported unless I've tested it.

    It should, presumably, depend on ACPI, rather than on X86...?


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