Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 151670
dmidecode v2.2 doesn't work on IA64 w/ 2.6 kernel
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:17:56 EST
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Description of problem:
dmidecode version is too old and is not aware of the /sys/firmware/efi/systab file that needs to be used on Itanium with Linux 2.6.6-rc3 and up.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: # dmidecode 2.2
/dev/mem: Bad address
Expected Results: SMBIOS/DMI table content
dmidecode v2.5 seems to be the first release to address this.
I tried the current release, v2.6, and it works fine.
will be fixed for U1.
Verified in U1 Beta