Commit 62c204dd authored by Leif Lindholm's avatar Leif Lindholm Committed by Matt Fleming
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fs: Make efivarfs a pseudo filesystem, built by default with EFI

efivars is currently enabled under MISC_FILESYSTEMS, which is decribed
as "such as filesystems that came from other operating systems".
In reality, it is a pseudo filesystem, providing access to the kernel
UEFI variable interface.

Since this is the preferred interface for accessing UEFI variables, over
the legacy efivars interface, also build it by default as a module if
Signed-off-by: default avatarLeif Lindholm <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatt Fleming <>
parent 8266e31e
......@@ -165,6 +165,7 @@ config HUGETLB_PAGE
def_bool HUGETLBFS
source "fs/configfs/Kconfig"
source "fs/efivarfs/Kconfig"
......@@ -209,7 +210,6 @@ source "fs/sysv/Kconfig"
source "fs/ufs/Kconfig"
source "fs/exofs/Kconfig"
source "fs/f2fs/Kconfig"
source "fs/efivarfs/Kconfig"
config EFIVAR_FS
tristate "EFI Variable filesystem"
depends on EFI
default m
efivarfs is a replacement filesystem for the old EFI
variable support via sysfs, as it doesn't suffer from the
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