[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Add some system information to alsa-info.sh output
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jul 1 11:48:00 CEST 2008
At Tue, 01 Jul 2008 03:36:00 +1000,
Travis Place wrote:
> I think i was a bit quick/excited about getting this info in
> there..Tested on my 2 machines here (both running 2.6.24 though) without
> issues.. Will have to look into it further (after taking your advice)
> and rework this patch.
> On Mon, 2008-06-30 at 17:42 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 02:31:37AM +1000, Travis Place wrote:
> > > +if [ -d $SYSFS ]
> > > +then
> > > +BOARD_VENDOR=`cat /sys/devices/virtual/dmi/id/board_vendor`
> > > +PRODUCT_VERSION=`cat /sys/devices/virtual/dmi/id/product_version`
> > > +PRODUCT_NAME=`cat /sys/devices/virtual/dmi/id/product_name`
> > This produces visible errors if the information isn't present (which
> > would be reasonable enough). It might be better to check for errors and
> > include something about being unable to read DMI information in the
> > report - that'd be a bit less scary.
> > Also, on my system the DMI information is under /sys/class/dmi rather
> > than /sys/devices/virtual (this is with 2.6.25).
> This will certainly be a pain, if the info keep moving around.. unless
> we do some quick 'search' for the 'dmi' dir.
Well, just keeping a couple of possible places and checking each
direcory should suffice instead of just checking /sys.
> > > +fi
> > How about bios_vendor, bios_date and bios_version as well?
> How useful is the BIOS information going to be, in most cases ?
It'd be helpful if a certain BIOS version is known to be broken.
Or, for comparing two devices, one working and one not-working.
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