Re: memcpy_fromio in dmi_scan.c

From: Robin Holt
Date: Wed Apr 24 2013 - 22:07:33 EST

On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 08:16:50PM +0000, Luck, Tony wrote:
> > That being said, "my" SN2 machine was previously running kernel 3.0.34
> > which has the old dmi_scan code and it also said "DMI not present or
> > invalid." Plus dmidecode fails on this machine with:
> >
> > /sys/firmware/efi/systab: SMBIOS entry point missing
> >
> > So it might as well be that DMI support on SN2 was already broken.
> > Please let me know your findings on other SN2 machines.
> I don't have an sn2 to test. Added Robin Holt to Cc list

I will try and boot an sn2 machine first thing tomorrow morning.
I don't recall dmidecode being broken, but that was quite a while ago.
I thought the license validation code we used on sn2 used data from the
dmidecode output.

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