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[Bug 1199401] Re: Modify UEFI anti-bricking code


Luis Henriques, given this commit has not been applied to Saucy or
Trusty, would this want to be backported to these releases as well?

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       Status: Confirmed => Triaged

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  Modify UEFI anti-bricking code

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “linux” source package in Precise:
  Fix Released
Status in “linux” source package in Quantal:
  Fix Released
Status in “linux” source package in Raring:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  Ubuntu kernels have already been SRU'ed (bug #1040557) to mitigate the
  problem of UEFI machines being bricked by nvram being filled up.
  However, this problem is still present and a recent upstream fix has
  been accepted in mainline:

  f8b8404337de4e2466e2e1139ea68b1f8295974f Modify UEFI anti-bricking

  This fix should be backported to Ubuntu kernels, starting with

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: linux-image-3.5.0-37-generic 3.5.0-37.58
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-37.58-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-37-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu12
  Architecture: amd64
   /dev/snd/controlC1:  miguel     2073 F.... pulseaudio
   /dev/snd/controlC0:  miguel     2073 F.... pulseaudio
  CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'iw'
  Date: Tue Jul  9 16:00:44 2013
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=a6251583-fdd9-4246-8677-7a470ac9e219
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-03-20 (110 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120808)
  MachineType: TOSHIBA Satellite A210
  MarkForUpload: True
   Socket 0:
     no product info available
   Socket 0:
     no card
  ProcFB: 0 radeondrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.0-37-generic root=UUID=fcec33e6-2066-4bf1-879c-0389d0b4947d ro
   linux-restricted-modules-3.5.0-37-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.5.0-37-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                            1.95.1
   0: phy0: Wireless LAN
   	Soft blocked: no
   	Hard blocked: no
  SourcePackage: linux
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  dmi.bios.date: 06/10/2008
  dmi.bios.vendor: TOSHIBA
  dmi.bios.version: V2.00
  dmi.board.name: IALAA
  dmi.board.vendor: TOSHIBA
  dmi.board.version: 1.00
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: *
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: TOSHIBA
  dmi.chassis.version: N/A
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnTOSHIBA:bvrV2.00:bd06/10/2008:svnTOSHIBA:pnSatelliteA210:pvrPSAELE-04R01GPT:rvnTOSHIBA:rnIALAA:rvr1.00:cvnTOSHIBA:ct10:cvrN/A:
  dmi.product.name: Satellite A210
  dmi.product.version: PSAELE-04R01GPT
  dmi.sys.vendor: TOSHIBA

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