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

From: Matt Domsch
Date: Sat Mar 18 2006 - 10:40:35 EST

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 Domsch
Software Architect
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