Re: RFC: default CONFIG_EFI_STUB=y

From: James Bottomley
Date: Fri Aug 09 2013 - 11:32:32 EST

On Fri, 2013-08-09 at 08:23 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> I would like to change the defaults for CONFIG_EFI and CONFIG_EFI_STUB
> to y. There is little reason to omit this since EFI now is a
> significant percentage of all systems.

You didn't actually attach the patch, but I presume this is for 64 bit
compiles on x86 only? We still have significant problems getting 64 bit
EFI to interact with 32 bit kernels, so I don't believe we should enable
CONFIG_EFI globally for all of x86.


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