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Re: Include spdmem(4) in GENERIC amd64 & i386 kernels?

On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 04:04:30PM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> Ah, but there is already a DMI decoder in the kernel, we can expose the  
> sysctls you want without having to have a potentially dangerous i2c  
> driver in the GENERIC kernel.

If the data are already available by DMI, that means something already
did the same set of i2c accesses we would, no?

I have wondered about writing a "dmidecode" compatible program which
uses our in-kernel DMI as a backend.  But not enough to get around to
doing, yet.

Thor Lancelot Simon                               
    "Even experienced UNIX users occasionally enter rm *.* at the UNIX
     prompt only to realize too late that they have removed the wrong
     segment of the directory structure." - Microsoft WSS whitepaper

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