Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Lionel Bouton (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 18:33:53 EST

Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Alan Cox <>:
>>>(Telling me to rely on dmidecode already being installed SUID is not
>>>a good answer either. No prizes for figuring out why.)
>>Well you can't rely on the kernel having the modification either.
> If /proc/dmi were to go in soon, at least I *could* rely on it in 2.6.

If in rc.sysinit a call to "dmidecode > /var/run/dmi" were to go in the
user space 2.6 kernel build dependancies in Documentation/Changes,
you'll be on the same level.

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