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
<mario.limonciello@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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,
Andy Shevchenko