[libvirt] [PATCH] udev: Don't try to dump DMI on non-intel archs

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Tue Jul 19 15:01:34 UTC 2011

On 07/19/2011 08:52 AM, Michal Privoznik wrote:
> DMI is Intel&  Intel-compatible specific. Don't try to dump information
> on non-compatible architectures, which results only in error message in
> logs.
> ---
> NB: libsmbios is exclusively for x86_64 ia64 %{ix86}
>   src/node_device/node_device_udev.c |    5 +++++
>   1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)


But do we also need to patch src/util/sysinfo.c, which makes callouts to 
dmidecode(1)?  That is, if libsmbios is arch-specific, then I imagine 
that so is dmidecode, and do we gracefully handle dmidecode failures in 
that case?

Eric Blake   eblake at redhat.com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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