[PATCH v2 0/4] FMP versioning support
masahisa.kojima at linaro.org
Mon Mar 6 07:08:55 CET 2023
On Sat, 4 Mar 2023 at 10:28, Takahiro Akashi <takahiro.akashi at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 01, 2023 at 06:15:18PM +0900, Masahisa Kojima wrote:
> > Firmware version management is not implemented in the current
> > FMP implementation. This series aims to add the versioning support
> > in FMP.
> I think that you need to think of A/B update case, especially
> when a capsule update is *reverted* to an older version.
A/B update(FWU) has their own version information in the Image Directory
defined in FWU spec, this is not implemented yet on U-Boot.
On second thought, I think A/B update(FWU) case should be excluded
from the version management introduced by this series.
> In addition, please don't forget in the next patch set:
> - update the man page of mkeficapsule command
> - add test cases (in pytest)
> -Takahiro Akashi
> > EDK2 reference implementation utilizes the FMP Payload Header
> > inserted right before the capsule payload. With this series,
> > U-Boot also follows the EDK2 implementation.
> > Currently, there is no way to know the current running firmware
> > version through the EFI interface. FMP->GetImageInfo() returns
> > always 0 for the version number. So a user can not know that
> > expected firmware is running after the capsule update.
> > With this series applied, version number can be specified
> > in the capsule file generation with mkeficapsule tool, then
> > user can know the running firmware version through
> > FMP->GetImageInfo() and ESRT.
> > Note that this series does not mandate the FMP Payload Header,
> > compatible with boards that are already using the existing
> > U-Boot FMP implementation.
> > If no FMP Payload Header is found in the capsule file, fw_version,
> > lowest supported version, last attempt version and last attempt
> > status is set to 0 and this is the same behavior as existing FMP
> > implementation.
> > Changes in v2:
> > - add FMP Payload Header generation in mkeficapsule tool
> > Masahisa Kojima (4):
> > efi_loader: store firmware version into FmpState variable
> > efi_loader: versioning support in GetImageInfo
> > efi_loader: check lowest supported version in capsule update
> > mkeficapsule: add FMP Payload Header
> > lib/efi_loader/efi_firmware.c | 271 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
> > tools/mkeficapsule.c | 81 +++++++++-
> > 2 files changed, 319 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
> > --
> > 2.17.1
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