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Re: Include spdmem(4) in GENERIC amd64 & i386 kernels?
On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 09:30:08AM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> I've had a couple people suggest that maybe we ought to include the
> spdmem(4) in GENERIC kernels, at least for amd64 and i386. (It's
> already included in macppc, IIRC.)
> The driver doesn't do much, and other than providing EEPROM data via a
> sysctl(8) variable, it does nothing once the machine is booted.
It lets you see how many memory sockets are filled. That's a big deal
if you are trying to plan upgrades for a remote server.
Can it probe empty sockets, by the way? I assume not.
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