[alsa-devel] [PATCH] alsa-info.sh: Provide system manufacturer and product name from DMI
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jun 2 00:57:55 CEST 2009
At Mon, 01 Jun 2009 23:05:07 +0300,
Ozan Çağlayan wrote:
> Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > At Mon, 1 Jun 2009 14:25:41 +0300,
> > Ozan Çağlayan wrote:
> >> This commit adds system manufacturer and product name informations
> >> acquired using dmidecode to the output of the alsa-info script.
> >> Note that those informations will only be available when dmidecode
> >> utility is installed and alsa-info is run with root privileges.
> >> Signed-off-by: Ozan Çağlayan <ozan at pardus.org.tr>
> > Thanks, applied now.
> Lennart proposed to read the DMI data from sysfs which makes much more
> sense as the patch won't depend on the userspace dmidecode utility and
> root privileges.
Supporting both would be the best, as /sys isn't mandatory.
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