Re: [PATCH] x86/efi-bgrt: remove the check of the version field
From: Dave Young
Date: Wed Aug 24 2016 - 03:33:45 EST
On 08/22/16 at 04:49pm, Icenowy Zheng wrote:
> 22.08.2016, 15:28, "Dave Young" <dyoung@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> > On 08/18/16 at 09:41pm, Matt Fleming wrote:
> >> On Wed, 17 Aug, at 01:44:13PM, Dave Young wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Could we add some quirk for these broken hardware instead of changing
> >> > the normal code?
> >> I'd prefer not to do that if possible. Due to the way that the BIOS
> >> ecosystem works, this kind of broken firmware spreads across the
> >> industry, appearing in newer versions of products from the same vendor
> >> and even products from different vendors.
> >> Continuously updating a quirks table as additional broken platforms
> >> are discovered simply does not scale.
> > Ok, I assumed that they are limited like one point in the web url
> > http://wiki.osdev.org/Broken_UEFI_implementations
> At least I think all Thinkpads suffer from this.
Icenowy, sorry for late reply, I missed it. I'm not sure other version, but my
T440s does work well.
> > But I arm probably wrong like you said. Please ignore the comment then.