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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] x86, kexec_file_load: make it work with efi=noruntime or efi=old_map
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On 01/17/19 at 03:49pm, Chao Fan wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 03:41:13PM +0800, Kairui Song wrote:
> >On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 5:46 PM Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 03:08:42PM +0800, Kairui Song wrote:
> >> > I didn't see a way to reuse things in that patch series, situation is
> >> > different, in that patch it needs to get RSDP in very early boot stage
> >> > so it did everything from scratch, in this patch kexec_file_load need
> >> > to get RSDP too, but everything is well setup so things are a lot
> >> > easier, just read from current boot_prams, efi and fallback to
> >> > acpi_find_root_pointer should be good.
> >>
> >> No no. Early code should find out that venerable RSDP thing once and
> >> will save it somewhere for further use. No gazillion parsings of it.
> >> Just once and share it with the rest of the code that needs it.
> >>
> >
> >How about we refill the boot_params.acpi_rsdp_addr if it is not valid
> >in early code, so it could be used as a reliable RSDP address source?
> >That should make things easier.
>
> I think it's OK.
> Try to read it, if get RSDP, use it.
> If not, search in EFI/BIOS/... and refill the RSDP to
> boot_params.acpi_rsdp_addr.
> By the way, I search kernel code, I didn't find other code fill and
> use it, only you(KEXEC) are trying to fill it.
> If I miss something, please let me know.
>
> Thanks,
> Chao Fan
>
> >
> >But if early code should parse it and store it should be done in
> >Chao's patch, or I can post another patch to do it if Chao's patch is
> >merged.
> >
> >For now I think good to have something like this in this patch series
> >to always keep storing acpi_rsdp in late code,
> >acpi_os_get_root_pointer_late (maybe comeup with a better name later)
> >could be used anytime to get RSDP and no extra parsing:
> >
> >--- a/drivers/acpi/osl.c
> >+++ b/drivers/acpi/osl.c
> >@@ -180,8 +180,8 @@ void acpi_os_vprintf(const char *fmt, va_list args)
> > #endif
> > }
> >
> >-#ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC
> > static unsigned long acpi_rsdp;
> >+#ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC
> > static int __init setup_acpi_rsdp(char *arg)
> > {
> > return kstrtoul(arg, 16, &acpi_rsdp);
> >@@ -189,28 +189,38 @@ static int __init setup_acpi_rsdp(char *arg)
> > early_param("acpi_rsdp", setup_acpi_rsdp);
> > #endif
> >
> >+acpi_physical_address acpi_os_get_root_pointer_late(void) {
> >+ return acpi_rsdp;
> >+}
> >+
> > acpi_physical_address __init acpi_os_get_root_pointer(void)
> > {
> > acpi_physical_address pa;
> >
> >-#ifdef CONFIG_KEXEC
> > if (acpi_rsdp)
> > return acpi_rsdp;
> >-#endif
> >+
> > pa = acpi_arch_get_root_pointer();
> >- if (pa)
> >+ if (pa) {
> >+ acpi_rsdp = pa;
> > return pa;
> >+ }
> >
> > if (efi_enabled(EFI_CONFIG_TABLES)) {
> >- if (efi.acpi20 != EFI_INVALID_TABLE_ADDR)
> >+ if (efi.acpi20 != EFI_INVALID_TABLE_ADDR) {
> >+ acpi_rsdp = efi.acpi20;
> > return efi.acpi20;
> >- if (efi.acpi != EFI_INVALID_TABLE_ADDR)
> >+ }
> >+ if (efi.acpi != EFI_INVALID_TABLE_ADDR) {
> >+ acpi_rsdp = efi.acpi;
> > return efi.acpi;
> >+ }
> > pr_err(PREFIX "System description tables not found\n");
> > } else if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_ACPI_LEGACY_TABLES_LOOKUP)) {
> > acpi_find_root_pointer(&pa);
> > }
> >
> > + acpi_rsdp = pa;
> > return pa;
> > }
> >
> >> --
> >> Regards/Gruss,
> >> Boris.
> >>
> >> Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.
> >--
> >Best Regards,
> >Kairui Song
> >
> >
>
>

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