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

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2006-01-14 16:05:30
On Friday 13 January 2006 18:19, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Saturday 14 January 2006 01:24, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > On Friday 06 January 2006 15:39, Matt Domsch wrote:
> > > diff --git a/arch/ia64/Kconfig b/arch/ia64/Kconfig
> > > ...
> > > +config DMI
> > > +       bool
> > > +       default y
> >
> > Should we have a way to turn this off?
> 
> At least on i386/x86-64 it is largely used for hardware/firmware bug 
> workaround and these have been traditionally always compiled in
> 
> Or do you want to spend a lot of time on a bug report from
> a user only to discover they didn't enable the workarounds for
> their particular platform?

Yeah, that was a dumb idea.  I just need to fix whatever's
currently broken and then there'll be no harm in having it
all the time.
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