[systemd-devel] [PATCH 1/2] systemctl: Add reboot to firmware support

Dimitri John Ledkov dimitri.j.ledkov at intel.com
Tue Mar 17 04:21:16 PDT 2015


On 17 March 2015 at 08:10, Jan Janssen <medhefgo at web.de> wrote:
> I certainly see the point of not adding fsck mode indication, but I'd still like to see
> this one go in. If your firmware and/or bootloader won't give you a chance to, the os is
> your only chance should you still be able to boot to it. And it's quite hard to even find
> out how to reboot to firmware unless you know that it's called os indication. There isn't
> even any convenient tool out there that allows you to do so, the best thing is fiddling
> with the variable yourself using the shell[1].

Both gummyboot and grub-efi have a menu option to reboot into
firmware, is that not enough? Why do we need to have it from userspace
/ the booted system?



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