Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 23:03:07 EST

On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Cameron Simpson wrote:

> Further, binaries which grovel in /dev/kmem tend to have to be kept in sync
> with the kernel; in-kernel code is fundamentally in sync.

dmidecode hasn't been updated since it was written, and still works fine.
I could also name several other such tools that have never needed a
change due to kernel upgrade, so this argument is bogus.

| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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