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

From: Matt Domsch <>
Date: 2006-01-06 04:37:40
On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 09:41:15AM -0700, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> The DMI scan looks like it's done in try_init_smbios().  But
> try_init_acpi() is done first.  Since every ia64 machine has
> ACPI, I would think try_init_acpi() should be sufficient.
> Or do you have a machine that doesn't supply the SPMI
> table used by try_init_acpi()?

This system (Dell PowerEdge 7250, very very similar to an Intel 4-way
Itanium2 server) doesn't have an SPMI table, but it does have the IPMI
information in the SMBIOS table.

Matt Domsch
Software Architect
Dell Linux Solutions &
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