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Bug#471172: Please add nvclock and toshset to laptop task

On Monday 17 March 2008, Joey Hess wrote:
> Frans Pop wrote:
> > This should preferably not be done in the laptop task, but in the "new"
> > discover, which supports installing packages based on specific PCI IDs.
> Except that these kind of laptop interfaces rarely have a PCI device
> accociated with them.

Then use dmidecode, or check /proc, or whatever.

The point is that tasks should avoid installing hardware-specific packages 
as much as possible and delegate that to something that can detect that 
they are actually needed. IIUC discover is intended to fill that gap.

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