[PATCH] x86/kexec: Add ACPI NVS region to the ident map

Borislav Petkov bp at alien8.de
Mon Jun 10 02:51:50 PDT 2019


On Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 03:36:17PM +0800, Kairui Song wrote:
> With the recent addition of RSDP parsing in decompression stage, kexec
> kernel now needs ACPI tables to be covered by the identity mapping.
> And in commit 6bbeb276b71f ("x86/kexec: Add the EFI system tables and
> ACPI tables to the ident map"), ACPI tables memory region was added to
> the ident map.
> 
> But on some machines, there is only ACPI NVS memory region, and the ACPI
> tables is located in the NVS region instead. In such case second kernel

*are* located - plural.

> will still fail when trying to access ACPI tables.
> 
> So, to fix the problem, add NVS memory region in the ident map as well.
> 
> Fixes: 6bbeb276b71f ("x86/kexec: Add the EFI system tables and ACPI tables to the ident map")
> Suggested-by: Junichi Nomura <j-nomura at ce.jp.nec.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kairui Song <kasong at redhat.com>
> ---
> 
> Tested with my laptop and VM, on top of current tip:x86/boot.

You tested this in a VM and not on the *actual* machine with the NVS
region?

This is a joke, right?

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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