[PATCH v4 1/4] board_f.c: Ensure gd->new_bootstage alignment

Patrick Delaunay patrick.delaunay at st.com
Tue Mar 10 10:15:02 CET 2020

From: Patrice Chotard <patrice.chotard at st.com>

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 ensure 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>
Reviewed-by: Patrick Delaunay <patrick.delaunay at st.com>
Tested-by: Patrick Delaunay <patrick.delaunay at st.com>
Signed-off-by: Patrick Delaunay <patrick.delaunay at st.com>

Changes in v4:
- replace insure by ensure in comment

Changes in v3: None
Changes in v2:
- import: [U-Boot,v3] board_f.c: Insure gd->new_bootstage alignment

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

diff --git a/common/board_f.c b/common/board_f.c
index 82a164752a..0427b7b096 100644
--- a/common/board_f.c
+++ b/common/board_f.c
@@ -564,6 +564,11 @@ static int reserve_bootstage(void)
 	int size = bootstage_get_size();
 	gd->start_addr_sp -= size;
+	/*
+	 * Ensure 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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