RE: [RFC][PATCH v2 2/3] Hold multiple logs

From: Seiji Aguchi
Date: Fri Jul 20 2012 - 09:24:48 EST

> What is the harm of not using this and just letting the number be infinite (or until EFI runs out of space)? Is it a big deal if extra failures
> are logged?

There may be someone using NVRAM for other purposes.
Actually, we have the user interface, /sys/firmware/efi/vars/new_vars, del_vars.

In this case, they want to avoid filling with unneeded logs.

> The hope would be a daemon would clear the old logs out and you never run out of space.

In most case
But as Tony mentioned, NVRAM may be filled with multiple oops even if we have the daemon.

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