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SubjectRe: Regression from efi: call get_event_log before ExitBootServices
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On 03/13/2018 03:59 AM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On 13 March 2018 at 07:47, Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> On 12-03-18 20:55, Thiebaud Weksteen wrote:
>>>
> ...
>>>
>>> Hans, you said you configured the tablet to use the 32-bit version of grub
>>> instead
>>> of 64. Why's that?
>>
>>
>> Because this tablet, like (almost?) all Bay Trail hardware has a 32 bit
>> UEFI,
>> even though the processor is 64 bit capable (AFAIK 64 bit Windows drivers
>> were
>> not ready in time so all Bay Trail devices shipped with a 32 bit Windows).
>>
>> So this is running a 32 bit grub which boots a 64 bit kernel.
>>
>>> Jeremy, could you confirm if you are building the kernel in 64bit mode? Is
>>> your Android install working? (that is, what happens if you boot
>>> Boot0000)?
>>
>>
>> AFAIK the kernel on Jeremy's tablet (which I initially installed) is 64 bit.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>
> 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.
>
> Jeremy, could you please try initializing tcg2_protocol and log_tbl to
> NULL at the start of the function?
>

That was it, it boots when those are initialized to NULL.

Regards,
Jeremy

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