There is no SMAPI anywhere in this patch set...
Posted Aug 10, 2006 4:00 UTC (Thu) by hmh
Parent article: Code of uncertain origin
SMAPI is used in an extremely useful (for ThinkPad owners anyway) out-of-tree driver by the same author, so that's probably the reason for the confusion...
FYI, SMAPI is a way to call SMBIOS routines that run in SMM, by requesting the ThinkPad hardware to perform a SMI. It is disgusting like all heck, and you can see the code for it in the mwave driver that has been in the kernel tree for a while, now.
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