[U-Boot] [PATCH v2] board_f.c: Insure gd->new_bootstage alignment

Patrice Chotard patrice.chotard at st.com
Wed Nov 27 09:02:57 UTC 2019

In reserve_bootstage(), in case size is odd, gd->new_bootstage
is not aligned. In bootstage_relocate(), the platform hangs when
getting access to data->record[i].name.
To avoid this issue, make gd->new_bootstage 16 byte aligned.

To insure that new_bootstage is 16 byte aligned (at least needed for
x86_64 and ARMv8) and new_bootstage starts down to get enough space,
ALIGN_DOWN macro is used.

Fixes: ac9cd4805c8b ("bootstage: Correct relocation algorithm")

Signed-off-by: Patrice Chotard <patrice.chotard at st.com>
Reviewed-by: Vikas MANOCHA <vikas.manocha at st.com>


Changes in v2:
  - Update comment to explain the ALIGN_DOWN() usage.

 common/board_f.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/common/board_f.c b/common/board_f.c
index e3591cbaeb..d367f6b044 100644
--- a/common/board_f.c
+++ b/common/board_f.c
@@ -559,6 +559,11 @@ static int reserve_bootstage(void)
 	int size = bootstage_get_size();
 	gd->start_addr_sp -= size;
+	/*
+	 * Insure that start_addr_sp is aligned down to reserve enough
+	 * space for new_bootstage
+	 */
+	gd->start_addr_sp = ALIGN_DOWN(gd->start_addr_sp, 16);
 	gd->new_bootstage = map_sysmem(gd->start_addr_sp, size);
 	debug("Reserving %#x Bytes for bootstage at: %08lx\n", size,

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