Re: [PATCH 0/5] WMI patches for acpi-test (v2)

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2008-02-06 11:35:54
On Tuesday 05 February 2008 02:18:01 pm Carlos Corbacho wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 February 2008 21:03:30 Len Brown wrote:
> > On Monday 04 February 2008 21:16, Carlos Corbacho wrote:
> > > 2) Do you know of any IA64 systems using ACPI-WMI? At the moment, WMI
> > > will work on x86 and hopefully IA64, but if it turns out that no vendor
> > > has or ever will implement ACPI-WMI on IA64, then we could safely drop it
> > > there.
> >
> > I recommend skipping WMI on IA64 unless/until a real need to support it
> > emerges. There are no WMI extensions on the Intel Tiger or Hitachi Fusion
> > IA64 boxes I have access to.
> 
> Ok. The only other vendors I really have in mind are HP and Fujitsu, since 
> both those vendors use WMI on their laptops, so they would be my most likely 
> candidates to have WMI on an IA64 box (if anyone actually does use WMI on 
> IA64).

How could I tell whether our HP systems use WMI?

Bjorn
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