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

From: Matt Domsch <>
Date: 2006-03-19 01:56:22
On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 03:54:45PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> It could be that Andi's changes break the ia64 dmi impementation - I don't
> know.  I guess it's OK if ia64 is not doing a scan "early".

It's not done "early", because at this point it's only needed for
drivers.  On i386 it's done "early" to catch some chipsets
(coincidentally, Dell).

> The above might not compile, but I'll make sure that it does so before
> releasing next -mm.
> So.  Bottom line: please test the ia64 dmi patches in next -mm, send any
> needed fixups, thanks.

Built 2.6.16-rc6-mm2 on ia64 Itanium2 (Dell PowerEdge 7250, aka Intel
Tiger4).  Compiled clean, loaded clean, works as expected.  Thanks!

I haven't tried same on x86_64 yet, will get to that ASAP.

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