CVS write access -- diffs included

Mark D. Studebaker mds at
Sat Oct 12 01:23:24 CEST 2002

Khali wrote:
> Hi folks !
> > thanks very much for the diffs.
> > All look good to me and are checked in, with the exception of the
> > dmidecode changes, which you included without comment.
> > The code &= ~0x80 changes are obviously correct.
> > However, dmidecode is maintained by Alan Cox - we just have a copy for
> > our uses.
> > Our dmidecode person ("Khali") is currently unavailable to push this to
> > Alan. You may wish to forward your patch directly to Alan with comments.
> Thought I'm still not really available, I'll try to help.
> Dave, did you actually send something to Alan? Reading your patch, which
> however isn't bad, I found many things that could (and should) be fixed better.
> I'm working on it right now, and I plan to send a patch to Alan when I'm done.
> Mark, could you please tell me where you found the constant values you used in
> dmi_temp_loc() (still in dmidecode.c)? They aren't part of the smbios
> specification I have. If you have some other specification, please share with
> me.

>From SMBIOS Spec Version 2.3.3 (May 10, 2002) available from


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