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Stefan Reinauer stepan at
Sat Oct 30 10:42:00 CEST 2004

* Eric W. Biederman <ebiederman at> [041029 00:44]:
> > hmm, this sounds like a lot of potential pain for a small gain. Can we 
> > talk about this a bit first. 
> Sure.    First here are two examples.
> struct chip_opertations cpu_intel_socket_mPGA479M_control = {
> 	.name = "socket mPGA479M",
> };
> Killing the name for cpu sockets allows us to kill the whole
> structure.

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)

> If you like I will trade you gdb stubs for the currently useless
> debugging string names. ;)  I just finished the code for that.
> The conversations of the last couple of days inspired me. :)

Hey.. this sounds cool! 


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