[PATCH] efi_loader: Handle GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC

Marek Vasut marex at denx.de
Sun Oct 24 01:03:00 CEST 2021

On 10/11/21 1:36 PM, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:

>> In case U-Boot starts with GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC, the efi loader
>> relocation code breaks down because it assumes gd->relocaddr
>> points to relocated U-Boot code, which is not the case. Add
>> special case for handling GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC, which uses the
>> __image_copy_start instead of gd->relocaddr for efi loader
>> code relocation source address.
> GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC is only to be used by the x86 EFI app which is
> incompatible with CONFIG_EFI_LOADER=y.
> lib/efi/efi_app.c:131:  board_init_f(GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC);
> Why do we need this patch?

GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC is set when U-Boot doesn't perform relocation, it has 
nothing to do with EFI. That case is currently broken, try setting 
GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC early on in U-Boot (somewhere early, e.g. in 
mach_cpu_init()) and the system crashes on board_init_r when 
initializing EFI.

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