efivars: Call guid_parse() against guid_t type of variable [Linux 4.19]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Call guid_parse() against guid_t type of variable" is included in the Linux 4.19 release. This change is authored by Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko [at] linux.intel.com> on Fri Jul 20 10:47:26 2018 +0900. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c432656 (patch). efivars: Call guid_parse() against guid_t type of […]

efivars: Use to_efivar_entry [Linux 4.6]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Use to_efivar_entry" is included in the Linux 4.6 release. This change is authored by Geliang Tang <geliangtang [at] 163.com> on Mon Feb 1 22:07:02 2016 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9c09a34 (patch). efivars: Use to_efivar_entry Use to_efivar_entry() instead of open-coding it. Signed-off-by: Geliang Tang […]

efivars: Add compatibility code for compat tasks [Linux 3.16]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Add compatibility code for compat tasks" is included in the Linux 3.16 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Mon Mar 17 15:36:37 2014 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e33655a (patch). efivars: Add compatibility code for compat tasks It […]

efivars: Refactor sanity checking code into separate function [Linux 3.16]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Refactor sanity checking code into separate function" is included in the Linux 3.16 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Mon Mar 17 15:08:34 2014 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 54d2fbf (patch). efivars: Refactor sanity checking code into separate […]

efivars: Stop passing a struct argument to efivar_validate() [Linux 3.16]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Stop passing a struct argument to efivar_validate()" is included in the Linux 3.16 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Mon Mar 17 10:57:00 2014 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a5d92ad (patch). efivars: Stop passing a struct argument to […]

efivars: Use local variables instead of a pointer dereference [Linux 3.16]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Use local variables instead of a pointer dereference" is included in the Linux 3.16 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Sun Mar 16 12:14:49 2014 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is bafc84d (patch). efivars: Use local variables instead of […]

efivars, efi-pstore: Hold off deletion of sysfs entry until the scan is completed [Linux 3.13]

This Linux kernel change "efivars, efi-pstore: Hold off deletion of sysfs entry until the scan is completed" is included in the Linux 3.13 release. This change is authored by Seiji Aguchi <seiji.aguchi [at] hds.com> on Wed Oct 30 15:27:26 2013 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e0d5973 (patch). efivars, efi-pstore: […]

efivars: only check for duplicates on the registered list [Linux 3.9]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: only check for duplicates on the registered list" is included in the Linux 3.9 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Fri Apr 26 10:10:55 2013 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f464246 (patch). efivars: only check for duplicates on […]

x86, efivars: firmware bug workarounds should be in platform code [Linux 3.9]

This Linux kernel change "x86, efivars: firmware bug workarounds should be in platform code" is included in the Linux 3.9 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Mon Mar 25 09:14:30 2013 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a6e4d5a (patch). x86, efivars: firmware bug workarounds […]

efivars: Fix check for CONFIG_EFI_VARS_PSTORE_DEFAULT_DISABLE [Linux 3.9]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Fix check for CONFIG_EFI_VARS_PSTORE_DEFAULT_DISABLE" is included in the Linux 3.9 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Fri Mar 22 19:56:51 2013 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ca0ba26 (patch). efivars: Fix check for CONFIG_EFI_VARS_PSTORE_DEFAULT_DISABLE The ‘CONFIG_’ prefix is not […]

efivars: Handle duplicate names from get_next_variable() [Linux 3.9]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Handle duplicate names from get_next_variable()" is included in the Linux 3.9 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Thu Mar 7 11:59:14 2013 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e971318 (patch). efivars: Handle duplicate names from get_next_variable() Some firmware exhibits […]

efivars: explicitly calculate length of VariableName [Linux 3.9]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: explicitly calculate length of VariableName" is included in the Linux 3.9 release. This change is authored by Matt Fleming <matt.fleming [at] intel.com> on Fri Mar 1 14:49:12 2013 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ec50bd3 (patch). efivars: explicitly calculate length of VariableName It’s not wise […]

efivars: Add module parameter to disable use as a pstore backend [Linux 3.9]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Add module parameter to disable use as a pstore backend" is included in the Linux 3.9 release. This change is authored by Seth Forshee <seth.forshee [at] canonical.com> on Mon Mar 11 16:17:50 2013 -0500. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ec0971b (patch). efivars: Add module parameter […]

efivars: Allow disabling use as a pstore backend [Linux 3.9]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Allow disabling use as a pstore backend" is included in the Linux 3.9 release. This change is authored by Seth Forshee <seth.forshee [at] canonical.com> on Thu Mar 7 11:40:17 2013 -0600. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ed9dc8c (patch). efivars: Allow disabling use as a pstore […]

efivars: Improve variable validation [Linux 3.4]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: Improve variable validation" is included in the Linux 3.4 release. This change is authored by Matthew Garrett <mjg [at] redhat.com> on Thu May 3 16:50:46 2012 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 54b3a4d (patch). efivars: Improve variable validation Ben Hutchings pointed out that the validation […]

efivars: prevent oops on unload when efi is not enabled [Linux 3.0]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: prevent oops on unload when efi is not enabled" is included in the Linux 3.0 release. This change is authored by Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap [at] oracle.com> on Fri May 6 13:27:41 2011 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is aabb6e1 (patch). efivars: prevent oops on unload […]

efivars: handle errors from register_efivars() [Linux 3.0]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: handle errors from register_efivars()" is included in the Linux 3.0 release. This change is authored by Dan Carpenter <error27 [at] gmail.com> on Fri Mar 18 10:12:38 2011 +0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3116aab (patch). efivars: handle errors from register_efivars() We should unwind and return […]

efivars: memory leak on error in create_efivars_bin_attributes() [Linux 3.0]

This Linux kernel change "efivars: memory leak on error in create_efivars_bin_attributes()" is included in the Linux 3.0 release. This change is authored by Dan Carpenter <error27 [at] gmail.com> on Fri Mar 18 10:12:14 2011 +0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 051d51b (patch). efivars: memory leak on error in create_efivars_bin_attributes() This […]