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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] pstore: EFI Support
On 05/11/2011 06:09 AM, Américo Wang wrote:
> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:11 AM, Greg KH<greg@kroah.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 11:00:44AM -0400, Seiji Aguchi wrote:
>>> Description of boot paremeters is following.
>>>
>>> - efi_pstore_enable
>>> enable EFI support of pstore.
>>>
>>> - efi_pstore_len
>>> Sets the buffer size of EFI variable space used by pstore.
>>
>> Please don't add new boot parameters if at all possible. Distros will
>> not know to enable them, and users don't know how to either.
>>
>> Use sane defaults, and provide ways to override them if needed, but
>> don't rely on them for new functionality if at all possible.
>
> I agree. It seems that we should enable this by default when APEI and
> EFI are both enabled, this could be done by Kconfig.
>

No, it can't. That would be a compile-time option, but the selection
needs to be at runtime.

However, it is still unclear that this is actually a win at all...

-hpa
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