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    SubjectRe: SMBIOS / DMI Event Logs in Linux?
    On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:00:37AM -0800, Mike Waychison wrote:
    > resend as plain text, sorry :(
    > On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Greg KH <> 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.

    Yes, sorry, that is what I ment.

    > > 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).

    Great, that should be a simple thing to do then, right?

    greg k-h

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