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From: Len Brown on 20 Jan 2010 00:10
> What about using _OSI() with a *blacklist*, i.e. treat _OSI("Unknown
> String") as "new enough", whereas _OSI("Windows 2000") is ignored?
Sound reasoning, but I think that parsing the _OSI strings presented
by the BIOS so that the OS can deving whether it is a Windows XP
box or newer is more complicated than this problem merits.
I recommend that we compare DMI date with 2003 and go from there.
If we find that doesn't work, we can apply additional cleverness.
Intel Open Source Technology Center
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