Re: [GIT PULL] x86 fixes

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed Sep 24 2014 - 09:08:26 EST

* Matt Fleming <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> +/*
> + * There's no way to return an informative status from this function,
> + * because any analysis (and printing of error messages) needs to be
> + * done directly at the EFI function call-site.
> + *
> + * For example, EFI_INVALID_PARAMETER could indicate a bug or maybe we
> + * just didn't find any PCI devices, but there's no way to tell outside
> + * the context of the call.
> + */
> +static void setup_efi_pci(struct boot_params *params)

Btw., do we print proper complaints at the EFI call sites if such
failures do happen (and if that failure is unexpected/bad)?

If that's a given then your patch looks good to me.


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