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Re: [PATCH v5 0/3] search: new --efidisk-only option on EFI systems

From: Daniel Kiper
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/3] search: new --efidisk-only option on EFI systems
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 16:46:38 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Mon, Mar 07, 2022 at 11:06:17AM +0100, Renaud Métrich wrote:
> When using 'search' on EFI systems, we sometimes want to exclude devices
> that are not EFI disks (e.g. md, lvm).
> This is typically used when wanting to chainload when having a software
> raid (md) for EFI partition:
> with no option, 'search --file /EFI/redhat/shimx64.efi' sets root envvar
> to 'md/boot_efi' which cannot be used for chainloading since there is no
> effective EFI device behind.
> This set of patches also refactor handling of --no-floppy option.
> Changes in this version compared to reviewed one (PATCH v3, by Daniel):
> - split --no-floppy refactoring (patch 2/3)
> - fixed unitialized declaration of stack variable 'flags' (patch 2/3)
> - documented --efidisk-only option (patch 3/3)

For both patches Reviewed-by: Daniel Kiper <>...

There are a few nits but I will fix them for you this time.


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