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SubjectRe: i8k: fails to detect Dell XPS M1530, fails to get SMM BIOS version with force=1
On 21/12/2008, Alan Cox wrote:
> I can find no copies of them with Signed-off-by: lines so they appear to
> have escaped. If the authors of those changes would care to provided
> Signed-off-by: lines I'll chase this up further.

This trivial patch adds support for i8k on the new Dell Vostro models.
I tested it on my Vostro 1400, and it works. It does print a warning
when loading the module:

i8k: unable to get SMM BIOS version

But I couldn't figure out how to fix that. The module seems to work fine,
anyway...

Signed-off-by: Federico Heinz <fheinz@vialibre.org.ar>

--- drivers/char/i8k.c.orig 2007-07-08 20:32:17.000000000 -0300
+++ drivers/char/i8k.c 2007-09-27 03:06:08.000000000 -0300
@@ -439,6 +439,13 @@
DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "Latitude"),
},
},
+ {
+ .ident = "Dell Vostro",
+ .matches = {
+ DMI_MATCH(DMI_SYS_VENDOR, "Dell Inc."),
+ DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "Vostro"),
+ },
+ },
{ }
};

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