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Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Tue Nov 2 18:48:00 CET 2004

"Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at> writes:

> On Sat, 30 Oct 2004, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > What was the original intention of the structure? It might be nice to
> > know how many sockets there are and what CPUs are in those sockets.. 
> > (ie some dmi kind of information)
> it would have allowed for more debug information, but it appear that 
> requests from a number of people to leave it in there were ignored.

Nothing was ignored but no case was presented for retention of
the .name member.

No one has even given me the details of how they expect the structure
element to be used much less a working code example.


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