swapping disk with UEFI hardware - a dead end?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Thu Jun 28 20:51:27 UTC 2012


On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 02:22:48PM -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:

> I'm not bitching about the spec, I'm bitching about the firmware in 
> the context of the OP's described experience. The intent of 3.3 is to 
> avoid failure. It predates 3.4.1.2. The user is experiencing boot 
> failure. I don't see 3.3 being at all in Fedora's domain to solve. 
> It's a firmware problem. Not an OS problem. Not a spec problem.

The OS is expected to drop a utility in a well-known location in order 
to ensure that the firmware can do something sensible with 3.3. We're 
not doing that. What do you actually want the firmware to do here?

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org


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