Re: split efi systab in sysfs

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Dec 25 2013 - 20:55:47 EST

On 12/25/2013 05:53 PM, Dave Young wrote:
> Hi, Matt and Peter
> Currently /sys/firmware/efi/systab contains multi-lines for efi systab
> entries. As previous discussion with Greg, this is not a good in sysfs.
> I wonder if there's other users for this file except kexec-tools.
> If kexec-tools is the only user, maybe I can split it as several files.
> In kexec-tools just use /sys/firmware/efi/"$entry_name" and if $entry_name
> does not exist then switch to old systab file.

Yes, the sysfs standard is "one entry per datum". I have no idea about
who the user(s) might be, though.


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