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Date:   Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:35:34 +0000
From:   Hedi Berriche <>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <>
Cc:     Ard Biesheuvel <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>, Borislav Petkov <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>,,,,
        Russ Anderson <>, Mike Travis <>,
        Dimitri Sivanich <>,
        Steve Wahl <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] efi/x86: turn EFI runtime semaphore into a global

On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 18:55 Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>On Wed, 9 Jan 2019, Hedi Berriche wrote:
>> Make efi_runtime_lock semaphore global so that it can be used by EFI
>> runtime callers that may be defined outside efi/runtime-wrappers.c.
>The changelog should mention why the lock is renamed.

OK; will add to V2 that it was renamed so that it doesn't clash with the
efi_runtime_lock spinlock defined by CONFIG_EFI_MIXED.

>I have no strong opinion, but to apply that I need an Ack from Ard.

OK; thanks for the feedback.

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