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Re: rawhide and cooker compared



Hans de Goede (j w r degoede hhs nl) said: 
> We (the lm_sensors) project have long had plans to fix 2 and 3 together by 
> using dmi BIOS strings to identify the motherboard (circa 80% of 
> motherboards have usable id strings, some contain useless strings like "To 
> be filled by OEM"), and then have a database with know good configs for 
> tried and proven motherboards. We already have a small database of config 
> files here:
> http://lm-sensors.org/wiki/Configurations
>
> And for quite a few of those I have a mailfolder with dmidecode dumps 
> providing the strings. There have been several projects already to try to 
> get a system like this developed (should be trivial really), but none has 
> lifted of, the main problem being lack of time, we really need someone to 
> pull the cart on this one. Contributers much welcome!

If you can get the DMI data that describes the layout & modules
needed, why wouldn't you put this in the modules themselves?

Bill


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