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SubjectRe: 4.9-rc1 boot regression, ambiguous bisect result
On Wed, 19 Oct, at 09:04:29PM, Dan Williams wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am currently unable to boot a Yoga 900 with latest mainline, but 4.8 boots.
>
> The symptom is a reboot before the video console is available.
>
> I bisected to commit 816e76129ed5 "efi: Allow drivers to reserve boot
> services forever". However, that commit is known to be broken. The
> proposed fix, commit 92dc33501bfb "x86/efi: Round EFI memmap
> reservations to EFI_PAGE_SIZE", also exhibits the reboot problem.
>
> During the bisect some of the stopping points landed on commits that
> caused the boot process to hang rather than cause a reboot. The
> commits that resulted in a hang are marked "git bisect skip" in this
> log: https://gist.github.com/djbw/1b501daa98192a42ae848f03bb59c30e
>
> I'll try treating those hangs as bad bisect results and re-run the
> full bisect tomorrow. In the meantime I wonder if the bisect log
> implicates a better regression candidate?

Could you mail the dmesg output when booting a known working kernel
with efi=debug ?

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