Debian boot failure with UEFI runtime variables enabled

Heinrich Schuchardt xypron.glpk at
Thu Jul 23 16:35:18 CEST 2020

On 23.07.20 14:23, Grant Likely wrote:
> Hi Heinrich,
> I've run into a problem with mainline U-Boot. Debian unstable (distro
> kernel) fails to boot after commit b02a707152, "efi_loader: enable
> UEFI variables at runtime". Kernel boots fine before that commit. Boot
> log is attached. Looks like it is failing in a workqueue that is
> calling runtime services; but I haven't dug in yet.
> I'm not doing anything exotic with this build. Mainline U-Boot,
> mainline TFA, and booting the kernel with an up-to-date dtb.
> g.

Hello Grant,

this is the patch you are needing:
[PATCH 1/1] efi_loader: efi_current_var after SetVirtualAddressMap

Best regards


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