Re: [i2c-piix4.o: IBM Laptop detected; this module may corrupt your serial eeprom! Refusing to load module!] on xSeries 232 -Server

From: Ingo Oeser (
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 12:29:20 EST


On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 02:45:12PM +0100, Andreas Hartmann wrote:
> I'm using kernel 2.4.19 (SuSE 8.1; k_deflt-2.4.19-174 - actual
> patch release) on an IBM xSeries 232 Server. When I'm trying to
> load the module i2c-piix4, the module claims, it would be
> running on an IBM Laptop. This is definitely wrong. The old
> SuSE kernel (k_deflt-2.4.19-49) didn't show this problem.

Looks like those "xSeries 232 Server" are not very handy laptops ;-)


Ingo Oeser, which day you made today

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