Re: [PATCH v4 08/14] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Add a sysfs interface for SMBIOS tokens
From: Andy Shevchenko
Date: Thu Oct 05 2017 - 04:50:07 EST
On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 1:48 AM, Mario Limonciello
> Currently userspace tools can access system tokens via the dcdbas
> kernel module and a SMI call that will cause the platform to execute
> SMM code.
> With a goal in mind of deprecating the dcdbas kernel module a different
> method for accessing these tokens from userspace needs to be created.
> This is intentionally marked to only be readable as root as it can
> contain sensitive information about the platform's configuration.
> MAINTAINERS was missing for this driver. Add myself and Pali to
> maintainers list for it.
> Signed-off-by: Mario Limonciello <mario.limonciello@xxxxxxxx>
> Suggested-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx>
To be clear I just suggested the output format in ->show() callback.
With Best Regards,