Re: [PATCH 2.6.15 1/2] ia64: use i386 dmi_scan.c

From: Alan Cox <alan_at_lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: 2006-01-05 09:55:55
On Mer, 2006-01-04 at 16:16 -0600, Matt Domsch wrote:
> Andi Kleen has a patch in his x86_64 tree which enables the use of
> i386 dmi_scan.c on x86_64.  dmi_scan.c functions are being used by the
> drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c driver for autodetecting the ports or
> memory spaces where the IPMI controllers may be found.
> 
> This patch adds equivalent changes for ia64 as to what is in the
> x86_64 tree.

I was under the impression that the correct way to find the DMI tables
on IA64 was by the EFI[ng ;)] firmware interface

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