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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/8] Introduce Peer-to-Peer memory (p2pmem) device
On 2017-03-31 21:57, Logan Gunthorpe wrote:
> On 31/03/17 05:51 PM, Sinan Kaya wrote:
>> You can put a restriction with DMI/SMBIOS such that all devices from
>> 2016
>> work else they belong to blacklist.
> How do you get a manufacturing date for a given device within the
> kernel? Is this actually something generically available?
> Logan

Smbios calls are used all over the place in kernel for introducing new
functionality while maintaining backwards compatibility.

See drivers/pci and drivers/acpi directory.

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