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    SubjectRe: SMBIOS / DMI Event Logs in Linux?
    resend as plain text, sorry :(


    On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
    > Wait, if this is just a simple "pass through to the hardware", then just
    > export the thing, with the proper permissions, in a single binary sysfs
    > file, and do the parsing in userspace.
    >

    If you mean s/hardware/firmware/, then yes.

    >
    > That would be the simplest thing to do, and fit the rules for valid
    > sysfs files, and keep people from having to dig through /dev/mem, right?

    Yup, exposing the log via a bin_attribute and allowing for blobs to be
    appended (with the firmware either accepting or rejecting the format
    will do).


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