RE: [ACPI] [PATCH] restore _OS object to "Linux" for ia64

From: Gerald Pfeifer <gp_at_suse.de>
Date: 2004-09-14 07:30:12
On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Moore, Robert wrote:
> Not only is the !Windows code path apparently untested for the most 
> part, we have discovered many machines that simply do not work properly 
> unless we report "Microsoft Windows NT" for the _OS string.

Can you name some of these (broken) systems?

Given that we apparently did not encounter this with our 2.6.5-based SLES9 
kernel so far, I'm a bit sceptical that many (if any) ia64 machines are 
affected.

Gerald
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