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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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