Re: [PATCH] Modify UEFI anti-bricking code

From: Russ Anderson
Date: Thu Jun 06 2013 - 11:28:51 EST

On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 04:00:39PM +0100, Matt Fleming wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Jun, at 09:48:46AM, Russ Anderson wrote:
> > This looks like it will try to allocate more than the remaining size.
> > Is that intended?
> Yes, the intention is to trigger garbage collection.

OK, if that's what it takes. It just struck me as something
that would fail initial parameter checking in the bios,
before getting far enough to trigger garbage collection.

Since I really want the rest of this patch to go in, I'm certainly
not going to object. :-)

Russ Anderson, OS RAS/Partitioning Project Lead
SGI - Silicon Graphics Inc rja@xxxxxxx
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