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Re: What does anaconda know?



if pcmcia exists, unautodetectable monitor, bunch of ACPI stuff, etc etc
and then give them weigths? 3/4 "laptop signs" => probably a laptop?

but there has to be some way to override it...

tir, 26.10.2004 kl. 20.26 skrev Dave Jones:
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 01:45:45PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
>  > On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 19:30 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
>  > > Jeremy Katz <katzj redhat com> wrote:
>  > > > This is a never-ending battle.  The proper place for such a
>  > > > determination is with the service itself.
>  > > 
>  > > Hmmm. On the other hand I do not like the idea to stuff the
>  > > whole machine-type-detection logic into each and every package.
>  > 
>  > Which is why you have a library (be it kudzu, hal, or whatever your
>  > hardware abstraction layer library of the week happens to be) and ensure
>  > that *it* can do the probing for you.  Then you just have to have the
>  > package know what it cares about and see if there's any available.
> 
> In the case of x86 laptops, a simple 'is_laptop' script could be
> hacked up pretty easily with dmidecode and grep.
> 
> 		Dave


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