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SubjectRe: [PATCH V38 15/29] acpi: Ignore acpi_rsdp kernel param when the kernel has been locked down
On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 10:14:54AM -0700, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> We explicitly don't want to pay attention to the acpi_rsdp kernel
> parameter in early boot except for the case of finding the SRAT table,
> and we only need that if CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE and
> CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTREMOVE are set. However, we *do* want to tell the
> actual kernel where the RSDP is if we found it via some other means,
> so we can't just clear the boot parameters value.


> The kernel proper will parse the command line again and will then (if
> lockdown isn't enabled) override the actual value we passed up in boot
> params.

Yeah, ok, I see what you're doing there. AFAICT, you do that in

setup_arch->acpi_boot_table_init-> ... -> acpi_os_get_root_pointer()

I hope nothing needs it earlier because then we'll have to restructure



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