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Old 10-09-2012, 11:26 AM
Andy Whitcroft
 
Default LP#1063061: backport efivars filesystem

In order to manipulate the efi variables which represent the signing
databases we need an updates efivars filesystem. This filesystem
allows manipulation of larger efi variables (those >1KB) which was not
possible previously.

This new filesystem is separate to the existing implementation and
therefore low risk. This is needed to handle signed/secureboot installs
and therefore would be preferably in the kernel at release.

Proposing for Quantal.

-apw

Jeremy Kerr (1):
efi: Handle deletions and size changes in efivarfs_write_file

Lee, Chun-Yi (1):
efi: add efivars kobject to efi sysfs folder

Matt Fleming (1):
efivarfs: Add documentation for the EFI variable filesystem

Matthew Garrett (1):
efi: Add support for a UEFI variable filesystem

Documentation/filesystems/00-INDEX | 2 +
Documentation/filesystems/efivarfs.txt | 16 ++
drivers/firmware/efivars.c | 424 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
include/linux/efi.h | 6 +
4 files changed, 442 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 Documentation/filesystems/efivarfs.txt

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