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SubjectRe: Regression from efi: call get_event_log before ExitBootServices
On 13 March 2018 at 10:23, Thiebaud Weksteen <> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 8:59 AM Ard Biesheuvel <>
> wrote:
>> On 13 March 2018 at 07:47, Hans de Goede <> wrote:
>> > Could the problem perhaps be that the new code for the TPM event-log is
>> > missing some handling to deal with running on a 32 bit firmware? I know
> the
>> > rest of the kernel has special code to deal with this.
>> >
> Yes, that was my guess as well.
>> That is a very good point, and I missed that this is a 64-bit kernel
>> running on 32-bit UEFI.
>> The TPM code does use efi_call_proto() directly, and now I am thinking
>> it is perhaps the allocate_pages() call that simply only initializes
>> the low 32-bits of log_tbl.
> That make sense. Would you know what happens to the arguments of the
> function in this case? (I'm thinking &log_location ?)

log_location and log_last_entry are always 64-bit quantities, and
efi_bool_t is always u8, so that shouldn't matter.

> Would it be safer to skip the code completely on EFI_MIXED systems?

Obviously, but I would like to avoid that if possible. Let's see first
if we've pinpointed it now.

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