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Re: [grub PATCH] efinet: disable MNP background polling

From: Andrei Borzenkov
Subject: Re: [grub PATCH] efinet: disable MNP background polling
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 20:53:44 +0300
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01.10.2015 14:50, Laszlo Ersek пишет:
- assuming it is "ethernet packet", look for MNPSB first, and if it's
   there, call it to get a private-use MNP instance, in order to transmit
   and receive,
- if MNPSB is not there, open SNP in exclusive mode, same as now.

Or else,
- stick with the current exclusive SNP reopen, but make sure that all
   aspects are reconfigured from the ground up.

I completely agree; the tiny insignificant missing piece here is actual code :) Of course it also means new can of worms and new unknown firmware bugs ...

Hatayama-san, would you consider implementing MNP-based driver for GRUB? Having at least proof of concept available for testing would be good.

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