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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 08/14] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Add a sysfs interface for SMBIOS tokens
On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 1:48 AM, Mario Limonciello
<mario.limonciello@dell.com> 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@dell.com>

> Suggested-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com>

To be clear I just suggested the output format in ->show() callback.


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With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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