Re: [syslinux] Read and publish firmware time stamps and boot time

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Apr 07 2015 - 19:00:12 EST

On 04/06/2015 02:13 PM, Paul Menzel via Syslinux wrote:
>> The kernel boot protocol should probably be extended to accept a block
>> of values to be passed from the loader to the OS, and be exported
>> somewhere by the kernel itself to userspace.

We have that, it is called initramfs. It contains a sequence of binary
blobs, each of which has a string identifier, usually known as a
"filename". The kernel then presents it to userspace as a "file".


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