Re: Linux 3.9-rc8

From: Henrik Rydberg
Date: Thu Apr 25 2013 - 05:47:34 EST

Hi Matthew, Peter, Linus,

> Yes, I was really hoping (and originally planning) to release 3.9
> final this weekend, but we had enough issues that I just didn't feel
> comfy about it. It was borderline, and none of the issues were huge,
> and maybe I could have called this just 3.9 and opened the merge
> window, but hey, another week won't hurt.

My much-bashed MBA3,1 begs to differ:

commit cc5a080c5d40c36089bb08a8a16fa3fc7047fe0f
Author: Matthew Garrett <matthew.garrett@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon Apr 15 13:09:46 2013 -0700

efi: Pass boot services variable info to runtime code

breaks EFI boot on that machine. Reverting on top of master, with
small trimmings, makes it boot again. Perhaps this patch can wait for
the next cycle?

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