Comment 73 for bug 8497

Sitsofe Wheeler (sitsofe) wrote :

Over in SUSE SLES/SLED land EDD is compiled in but not used by default - http://www.novell.com/documentation/sled10/readme/release_notes_sp1.html#b554l8b . My thinking is that if newer devices are getting EDD right perhaps it's going to be time for another BIOS year cutoff and those devices past the year default to using EDD. Such an idea is far too late for Hardy and would require a list of which devices get it right and which get it wrong along with their BIOSes.