Re: [PATCH 01/34] System Firmware Interface

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 20:44:57 EST

Prarit Bhargava <prarit@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

Wow that's a cc list from hell. Cut down to linux-kernel.

> This patch introduces a general System Firmware interface to the kernel, called
> sysfw.

Could you expand somewhat WHY you want this. What is wrong with the
current code?

As for user space access on x86 "dmidecode"/libdmi works for nearly everyone,
doesn't it?


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