[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Add some system information to alsa-info.sh output

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Jul 1 11:34:52 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 03:36:00AM +1000, Travis Place wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 17:42 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > How about bios_vendor, bios_date and bios_version as well?

> How useful is the BIOS information going to be, in most cases ?

Well, ideally most of the time all this information will be useless
since everything will work fine :) .  I'd expect it to be useful
sometimes for handling things like broken information about setup for
HDA codecs.

> > For embedded devices the relevant information is often in /proc/cpuinfo
> > so it might be worth adding that too.

> Can i get an example output or 'cpuinfo' on an embedded device (if you
> have one available) so i can see what im looking for.

The particular output varies with platform and some platforms allow
machine drivers to add entirely custom fields - it's probably safest to
just include the entire file.

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