Re: EFI runtime-services on x86_64

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Tue Aug 03 2010 - 18:16:22 EST

On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 02:58:10PM -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> Only if you have EFI runtime services enabled in your kernel. You can
> skip the efi junk and the kernel runs just fine. Doing what we do on
> every other platform which appears to be a combination of ACPI and
> direct hardware access appears to be good enough, and that is a path
> that actually gets tested regularly.

I think wanting to set the nvram variables so that your bootloader works
is a pretty typical usecase...
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