Re: [PATCH] Add DMI quirk for Intel DP55KG mainboard

From: Len Brown
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 00:07:17 EST

> What about using _OSI() with a *blacklist*, i.e. treat _OSI("Unknown
> String") as "new enough", whereas _OSI("Windows 2000") is ignored?

Sound reasoning, but I think that parsing the _OSI strings presented
by the BIOS so that the OS can deving whether it is a Windows XP
box or newer is more complicated than this problem merits.

I recommend that we compare DMI date with 2003 and go from there.
If we find that doesn't work, we can apply additional cleverness.

-Len Brown
Intel Open Source Technology Center

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