[PATCH] test/py: efi_capsule: Handle expected reset after capsule on disk

Heinrich Schuchardt xypron.glpk at gmx.de
Wed Feb 16 18:45:32 CET 2022

On 2/16/22 16:46, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 04:32:40PM +0100, Heinrich Schuchardt wrote:
>> On 2/16/22 16:26, Simon Glass wrote:
>>> Hi Masami,
>>> On Tue, 15 Feb 2022 at 02:05, Masami Hiramatsu
>>> <masami.hiramatsu at linaro.org> wrote:
>>>> Since now the capsule_on_disk will restart the u-boot sandbox right
>>>> after the capsule update, if CONFIG_EFI_CAPSULE_ON_DISK_EARLY=y, the
>>>> boot with a new capsule file will repeat reboot sequence. On the
>>>> other hand, if CONFIG_EFI_CAPSULE_ON_DISK_EARLY=n, the 'env print -e'
>>>> command will execute the capsule update on disk and reboot.
>>>> Thus this update the uboot_console for those 2 cases;
>>>>    - restart_uboot(): Add expect_earlyreset optional parameter so that
>>>>      it can handle the reboot while booting.
>>>>    - run_command(): Add wait_for_reboot optional parameter so that it
>>>>      can handle the reboot after executing a command.
>>>> And enable those options in the test_capsule_firmware.py test cases.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu at linaro.org>
>>>> ---
>>>>    .../test_efi_capsule/test_capsule_firmware.py      |   39 ++++++--
>>>>    test/py/u_boot_console_base.py                     |   95 +++++++++++++++-----
>>>>    test/py/u_boot_console_sandbox.py                  |    6 +
>>>>    3 files changed, 102 insertions(+), 38 deletions(-)
>>> We have a means to avoid actually doing the reset, see the reset driver.
>> The UEFI specification requires a cold reset after a capsule is updated
>> and before the console is reached. How could the reset driver help to
>> fix the Python tests?
> Is this test going to be able to run on qemu, sandbox, real hardware, or
> all 3?  The tests may well end up having to know a bit more, sadly,
> about the type of system they're testing.
Currently the test will only run on the sandbox in Gitlab (see usage of
@pytest.mark.boardspec('sandbox') in test/py/tests/test_efi_capsule/).

You will not want to update the firmware on real hardware especially if
there is a rollback protection. But testing on QEMU would make sense.

Best regards


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