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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 2/3] x86/boot: Introduce the kernel_info.setup_type_max
On Mon, Nov 04, 2019 at 04:13:53PM +0100, Daniel Kiper wrote:
> This field contains maximal allowed type for setup_data.
>
> This patch does not bump setup_header version in arch/x86/boot/header.S
> because it will be followed by additional changes coming into the
> Linux/x86 boot protocol.
>
> Suggested-by: H. Peter Anvin (Intel) <hpa@zytor.com>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
> Reviewed-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ross Philipson <ross.philipson@oracle.com>
> Reviewed-by: H. Peter Anvin (Intel) <hpa@zytor.com>
> ---
> v5 - suggestions/fixes:
> - move incorrect references to the setup_indirect to the
> patch introducing it,
> - do not bump setup_header version in arch/x86/boot/header.S
> (suggested by H. Peter Anvin).
> ---
> Documentation/x86/boot.rst | 9 ++++++++-
> arch/x86/boot/compressed/kernel_info.S | 5 +++++
> arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/bootparam.h | 3 +++
> 3 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/x86/boot.rst b/Documentation/x86/boot.rst
> index c60fafda9427..1dad6eee8a5c 100644
> --- a/Documentation/x86/boot.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/x86/boot.rst
> @@ -73,7 +73,7 @@ Protocol 2.14: BURNT BY INCORRECT COMMIT ae7e1238e68f2a472a125673ab506d49158c188
> (x86/boot: Add ACPI RSDP address to setup_header)
> DO NOT USE!!! ASSUME SAME AS 2.13.
>
> -Protocol 2.15: (Kernel 5.5) Added the kernel_info.
> +Protocol 2.15: (Kernel 5.5) Added the kernel_info and kernel_info.setup_type_max.
> ============= ============================================================
>
> .. note::
> @@ -981,6 +981,13 @@ Offset/size: 0x0008/4
> This field contains the size of the kernel_info including kernel_info.header
> and kernel_info.kernel_info_var_len_data.
>
> +============ ==============
> +Field name: setup_type_max
> +Offset/size: 0x0008/4

You already have

Field name: size_total
Offset/size: 0x0008/4

at that offset.

I guess you mean setup_type_max's offset to be 0x000c and it would be
that member:

.long 0x01234567 /* Some fixed size data for the bootloaders. */

?

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.

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