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Bug 1361598 - importing dmidecode causes an error mesage in dmesg on non-x86 architectures
Summary: importing dmidecode causes an error mesage in dmesg on non-x86 architectures
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: python-dmidecode
Version: 6.9
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Petr Oros
QA Contact: Mike Gahagan
Depends On:
Blocks: 1324586
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-07-29 13:22 UTC by Jakub Filak
Modified: 2017-12-06 12:39 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-06 12:39:14 UTC
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Description Jakub Filak 2016-07-29 13:22:36 UTC
Description of problem:
"python -C 'import dmidecode'" results in the following error in the kernel ring buffer:

   Program <progam> tried to access /dev/mem between f0000->100000.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. python -C 'import dmidecode'

Actual results:
The error message in dmesg.

Expected results:
No error message.

Comment 7 Jan Kurik 2017-12-06 12:39:14 UTC
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