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Re: Hardware Database



On Mon, 2003-11-10 at 06:08, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 12:51:37AM -0800, Maxwell Kanat-Alexander wrote:
>  > On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 14:39, Dave Jones wrote:
>  > > Beware that a lot of BIOS vendors put utter garbage in their DMI tables.
>  > 
>  > 	Do you know if there's any sense to this garbage? I've noticed a lot of
>  > "System Manufacturer: System Manufacturer" sort of things -- is this a
>  > common pattern, or do we just have to figure it out in some fuzzy way?
> 
> Sometimes its empty fields, sometimes random characters, sometimes
> complete lies (Like saying it has a full length EISA slot in a laptop)

	Sigh. I guess we'll have to fuzz it one way or another. We'll have to
check for certain impossible things, too, like that full-length EISA
slot in a laptop.

	-M




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