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    Subject[PATCH 2/4] efi: Only create sysfs entries while booting or running
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    There's no point in creating sysfs entries while the machine's on its way
    down. Skip it in that case in order to avoid complexity.

    Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg@redhat.com>
    ---
    drivers/firmware/efivars.c | 17 ++++++++++++-----
    1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efivars.c b/drivers/firmware/efivars.c
    index b0a8117..eb07f13 100644
    --- a/drivers/firmware/efivars.c
    +++ b/drivers/firmware/efivars.c
    @@ -552,11 +552,18 @@ static int efi_pstore_write(enum pstore_type_id type, u64 *id,
    if (found)
    efivar_unregister(found);

    - if (size)
    - ret = efivar_create_sysfs_entry(efivars,
    - utf16_strsize(efi_name,
    - DUMP_NAME_LEN * 2),
    - efi_name, &vendor);
    + if (size) {
    + switch (system_state) {
    + case SYSTEM_BOOTING:
    + case SYSTEM_RUNNING:
    + ret = efivar_create_sysfs_entry(efivars,
    + utf16_strsize(efi_name,
    + DUMP_NAME_LEN * 2),
    + efi_name, &vendor);
    + default:
    + break;
    + }
    + }

    *id = part;
    return ret;
    --
    1.7.7.1


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