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SubjectRe: [patch] x86: Introduce BOOT_EFI and BOOT_CF9 into the reboot sequence loop
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Of course.  It is primarily a testing problem - we just don't have a compatibility lab to test a bunch of strange hardware.

On March 1, 2014 6:23:34 PM PST, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
>On Sat, Mar 01, 2014 at 06:07:18PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>
>> We obviously have been over this a number of times, and the sad thing
>is
>> that we have very limited information. It is more complex than that,
>> even... I believe in some cases KBD works but it is slow, and so
>takes a
>> while.
>
>And we still have the problem that the keyboard controller sometimes
>triggers SMM and that then hangs when it hits a piece of hardware in a
>state it doesn't expect. Sometimes reboot=b or reboot=p is just working
>
>around some assumptions that we could fix more convincingly.

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