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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86/DMI: use proper structures in favor of byte

To: "Chris Dalton" <cid@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86/DMI: use proper structures in favor of byte offsets
From: "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 11:02:14 +0100
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>>> On 21.06.11 at 11:48, Chris Dalton <cid@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Not a comment on the patch changes directly but on the code covered by 
> the patch: in my experience on some EFI bioses you can't assume that the 
> SMBIOS tables are in a region beginning 0xF0000. The location needs to 
> be retrieved from the EFI system table, but I guess you have this in hand.

Yes, of course. The change here only is to not add further byte-offset
hacks in the code that's going to be added with the EFI patches I'm


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