RE: HCDP concerns

From: Tolentino, Matthew E <matthew.e.tolentino_at_intel.com>
Date: 2004-09-02 02:36:16
>> . specifying no "console=" provides no console as the Conout 
>variable is 
>> not exported by EFI at runtime. Should it be ?
>
>I think it makes sense that ConOut should be available for 
>runtime access,
>but I can't point to a reference in the spec.  All the 
>platforms I've seen
>do make it available for runtime access.

Yep, ConOut is one of the globally defined variables that has
visibility in pre-boot space as well as during runtime.  Check
out the attributes for ConOut in section 3.2 of the EFI spec.  

matt
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Received on Wed Sep 1 12:47:23 2004

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