Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 16:31:35 EST

On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> I just downloaded and tested Arjan deVen's dmidecode.c program.
> That will do what I want, but it has the irritating problem that
> it requires root privileges for access to /dev/kmem.

Yup, needs to map BIOS tables.

> Is the DMI data available in /proc files anywhere?


> If not, should it be?

Questionable. Dumping this in /proc just to make kernel autoconfig
easier seems dreadful overkill.

| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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