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

From: Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch_at_dell.com>
Date: 2006-03-19 02:43:20
On Sat, Mar 18, 2006 at 08:56:21AM -0600, Matt Domsch wrote:
> 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!

Built 2.6.16-rc6-mm2 on x86_64 Dell PowerEdge 2800.  Compiled clean,
loaded clean, works as expected.  Thanks!

-Matt

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