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    SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] x86/efi changes for v3.5
    On Sat, 2012-06-02 at 20:13 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > On 06/02/2012 11:38 AM, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
    > > Hi Ingo, Hans Peter, Matt, Jordan,
    > >
    > >> This patchset makes changes to the bzImage EFI header, so that
    > >> it can be signed with a secure boot signature tool. It should
    > >> not affect anyone who is not using the EFI self-boot feature in
    > >> any way.
    > >
    > > Commit 2e064b1 (Fix issue of overlapping .reloc section for EFI_STUB)
    > > breaks EFI boot on my MacBookAir3,1. The efi firmware no longer
    > > recognizes the bzImage and falls back to BIOS emulation boot.
    > >
    > > Reverting 2e064b1 works for me, but I am happy to test other options
    > > as well.
    > >
    > Matt, Jordan,
    > Could you look into this please?

    Yeah, there's a bug report for this here,

    I suspect that older firmware doesn't handle a zero .reloc section
    properly. So, unfortunately we will have to leave the .reloc section
    with a dummy reloc, rather than having one with no entries.

    I'll put a patch together.

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