[PATCH 1/2] Add /sys/firmware/memmap
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at kernel.org
Thu Jun 26 14:00:16 EDT 2008
Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> Bernhard Walle writes:
> > > It should be configurable. Whether it's done via CONFIG_KEXEC or its own
> > > option I don't care.
> > Ok, changed:
> > diff --git a/drivers/firmware/Kconfig b/drivers/firmware/Kconfig
> > index 1008737..73fcc59 100644
> > --- a/drivers/firmware/Kconfig
> > +++ b/drivers/firmware/Kconfig
> > @@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config EDD_OFF
> > config FIRMWARE_MEMMAP
> > def_bool y
> > - depends on X86_64 || X86_32
> > + depends on (X86_64 || X86_32) && KEXEC
> > config EFI_VARS
> > tristate "EFI Variable Support via sysfs"
> Yep, thanks.
Making this depend on KEXEC would be most unfortunate. This is valuable
information for finding all kinds of issues even in the absence of KEXEC.
I really don't see a point in making this configurable, except perhaps
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