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SubjectRe: Boot failure due to: x86/boot: Save fields explicitly, zero out everything else
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On 8/21/19 12:49 PM, Neil MacLeod wrote:
> The fix looks good - many thanks for the quick turnaround!
>

Great news, and thanks for the bug report!

thanks,
--
John Hubbard
NVIDIA

>
> On Wed, 21 Aug 2019 at 19:56, John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 8/21/19 11:51 AM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>>> On Wed, 21 Aug 2019, John Hubbard wrote:
>>>> On 8/21/19 10:05 AM, Neil MacLeod wrote:
>>>> static void sanitize_boot_params(struct boot_params *boot_params)
>>>> {
>>>> ...
>>>> const struct boot_params_to_save to_save[] = {
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(screen_info),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(apm_bios_info),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(tboot_addr),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(ist_info),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(acpi_rsdp_addr),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(hd0_info),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(hd1_info),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(sys_desc_table),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(olpc_ofw_header),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(efi_info),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(alt_mem_k),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(scratch),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(e820_entries),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(eddbuf_entries),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(edd_mbr_sig_buf_entries),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(edd_mbr_sig_buffer),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(e820_table),
>>>> BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(eddbuf),
>>>> };
>>>
>>> I think I spotted it:
>>>
>>> - boot_params->acpi_rsdp_addr = 0;
>>>
>>> + BOOT_PARAM_PRESERVE(acpi_rsdp_addr),
>>>
>>> And it does not preserve 'hdr'
>>>
>>> Grr. I surely was too tired when staring at this last time.
>>>
>>
>> ohhh man, that's embarrassing. Especially hdr, which was the center of
>> the whole thing...sigh. Patch coming shortly.
>>
>>
>> thanks,
>> --
>> John Hubbard
>> NVIDIA

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