Mssing a manpage entry for kernel option
which is explained to be a DMI/SMBIOS entry point in amd64/NOTES. No further informations available, not known whether this option is prerequisite for any readings of the DMI by userland software.
> which is explained to be a DMI/SMBIOS entry point in amd64/NOTES. No
> further information available, not known whether this option is a
> prerequisite for any readings of the DMI by userland software.
In short, no. Many SMBIOS applications like dmidecode poke
directly at /dev/mem .
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A manpage for smbios(4) was submitted in PR240252
This PR can be closed. A Manpage was committed to -CURRENT by r359633 and r359656.
Per most recent comment, "a manpage was committed to -CURRENT by r359633 and r359656."
A commit references this bug:
Date: Sun Jun 28 14:36:57 UTC 2020
New revision: 362724
MFC r359633, r359656, r360190: Add a manpage for smbios(4).
PR: 240252, 163830
Approved by: bcr (mentor)
Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D23714