Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Eric S. Raymond (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 21:17:02 EST

Lionel Bouton <>:
> 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.

Problem is that would create another external dependency for the kernel
configuration process. Unless you're proposing that dmidecode would live
with the kernel sources and get installed with them.

But I sense there might be the beginnings of a solution here...

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