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SubjectRE: [PATCH v4 08/14] platform/x86: dell-smbios: Add a sysfs interface for SMBIOS tokens
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Shevchenko [mailto:andy.shevchenko@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 5, 2017 3:50 AM
> To: Limonciello, Mario <Mario_Limonciello@Dell.com>
> Cc: dvhart@infradead.org; LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>; Platform Driver
> <platform-driver-x86@vger.kernel.org>; Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>;
> quasisec@google.com; Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com>; Rafael J. Wysocki
> <rjw@rjwysocki.net>; mjg59@google.com; Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>;
> Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
> Subject: Re: [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.

Andy, do you mean you would prefer not to be attributed in the description,
or should I be clearer that was your suggestion?

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