[arch-general] Instructions to mount efivars as readonly should be linked to in Beginner's Guide

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Mon Feb 1 17:11:14 UTC 2016

On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:27:01 +0530
Jayesh Badwaik <archlinux at jayeshbadwaik.in> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have read the dangers of mounting efivars as writable recently, and I think 
> there should be an entry in the archlinux installation guide and beginner's 
> guide which should say exactly what is said in the warning in [1], and then 
> link to [1] for further instructions. 

The "dangers" are only if you do something dumb and your firmware is equally
dumb. Even then, hopefully the kernel will take care of it.

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