Re: [PATCH 3/3] efi: Add support for using efivars as a pstore backend
From: Tony Luck
Date: Mon Jun 06 2011 - 19:11:14 EST
On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 12:38 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> EFI provides an area of nonvolatile storage managed by the firmware. We
> can use this as a pstore backend to maintain copies of oopses, aiding
Most of the new lines you add to efivars.c should be inside
so that they don't bloat the kernel if PSTORE isn't configured.
I may have made a poor decision having drivers/acpi/apei/Kconfig
do a "select PSTORE" for the ACPI_APEI option.
It should probably be a normal "def_bool n" sort of thing.
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