[PATCH 097/102] efivars: explicitly calculate length of VariableName

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Wed Apr 17 11:56:41 UTC 2013

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:37:43PM +0800, Lingzhu Xiang wrote:
> On 04/16/2013 06:33 PM, Luis Henriques wrote:
> >68d929862e29a8b52a7f2f2f86a0600423b093cd efi: be more paranoid about available space when creating variables
> This prevents a bricking issue for some Samsung devices but causes
> regression on many other machines.
> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55471
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=947142
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.efi/1078
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.stable/47150
> This patchset will fix it again:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.efi/1081

Thanks for the pointer.  I note that in that thread you yourself imply
there are still issues after applying them?  Was that accurate, is there
yet further patches needed?


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