[PATCH v3 1/3] firmware: Add boot information to sysfs
arnd at arndb.de
Fri Apr 22 19:05:46 AEST 2022
On Fri, Apr 22, 2022 at 8:46 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 04, 2022 at 05:52:32PM +1030, Joel Stanley wrote:
> > +What: /sys/firmware/bootinfo/*
> > +Date: Jan 2022
> It isn't January anymore :)
The patch was sent on Feb 4, I would expect that to be close enough. Does this
need to be the month of the kernel release it is merged into instead?
> > +Description:
> > + A system can expose information about how it was started in
> > + this directory.
> I do not understand what you mean by "how it was started".
> > + This information is agnostic as to the firmware implementation.
> How? This should be very firmware specific.
The original patch was specific to a particular SoC vendor. Since the
information provided here is fairly generic in the end, I asked for
to be generalized to the point that it can be reused across multiple
vendors and architectures.
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