[PATCH] efi_loader: Handle GD_FLG_SKIP_RELOC

Heinrich Schuchardt xypron.glpk at gmx.de
Mon Oct 25 20:46:40 CEST 2021

On 10/24/21 01:03, Marek Vasut wrote:
> On 10/11/21 1:36 PM, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
> Hi,
>>> 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.

You missed the second question:

Why should the change be ARM specific?

Best regards


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