[patch 6/7 v2] passing kexec necessary efi data via setup_data

Matt Fleming matt at console-pimps.org
Wed Nov 13 10:50:32 EST 2013

On Tue, 05 Nov, at 04:20:13PM, dyoung at redhat.com wrote:
> Add a new setup_data type SETUP_EFI for kexec use.
> Passing the saved fw_vendor, runtime, config tables and
> efi runtime mappings.
> When entering virtual mode, directly mapping the efi
> runtime ragions which we passed in previously. And skip
> the step to call SetVirtualAddressMap.
> Specially for HP z420 workstation it need another variable
> saving, it's the smbios physical address, the HP bios
> also update the SMBIOS address after entering virtual mode
> besides of the standard fw_vendor,runtime and config table.
Does that mean that on some of the platforms you tested the SMBIOS
address isn't updated?

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center

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