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SubjectRe: [patch] x86: Introduce BOOT_EFI and BOOT_CF9 into the reboot sequence loop
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On Sat, 2014-03-01 at 06:11 +0800, Li, Aubrey wrote:
> On 2014/3/1 1:47, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > On 02/27/2014 10:54 PM, Li, Aubrey wrote:
> >> On 2014/2/28 14:44, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 02:39:56PM +0800, Li, Aubrey wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Just let you know, Windows8.1 calls EFI on these boxes for reboot/shutdown.
> >>>
> >>> Ok, in that case we should add EFI reboot to the list once Matt's 1:1
> >>> mapping support has landed. The right place to try it is probably after
> >>> the second attempt to perform an ACPI reboot. I'm still not enthusiastic
> >>> about adding cf9 by default.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I'll defer to you if no one on the list supports me to add cf9.
> >>
> >
> > I believe we *had* it in the default list for a while, and it caused
> > hangs on some systems.
>
> So this can be finalized, add EFI after twice ACPI reboot attempt. I'll
> update the bugzilla and the patch.
>
> Thanks,
> -Aubrey

I believe Matt still wanted to check the status of "the recent patches
to provide a 1:1 mapping" and only commit this after those. I was trying
to figure out what patches he meant exactly so I could check that status
(I'm helping! I'm helping!) but I couldn't.
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Adam Williamson
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