[PATCH] x86/boot: Call get_rsdp_addr() after console_init()

Borislav Petkov bp at alien8.de
Fri May 17 06:50:30 PDT 2019


And now as a proper patch:

---
From: Borislav Petkov <bp at suse.de>

... so that early debugging output from the RSDP parsing code can be
visible and collected.

Suggested-by: Dave Young <dyoung at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp at suse.de>
Cc: Baoquan He <bhe at redhat.com>
Cc: Chao Fan <fanc.fnst at cn.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Jun'ichi Nomura <j-nomura at ce.jp.nec.com>
Cc: Kairui Song <kasong at redhat.com>
Cc: kexec at lists.infradead.org
Cc: x86 at kernel.org
---
 arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c | 11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
index c0d6c560df69..24e65a0f756d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
+++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/misc.c
@@ -351,9 +351,6 @@ asmlinkage __visible void *extract_kernel(void *rmode, memptr heap,
 	/* Clear flags intended for solely in-kernel use. */
 	boot_params->hdr.loadflags &= ~KASLR_FLAG;
 
-	/* Save RSDP address for later use. */
-	boot_params->acpi_rsdp_addr = get_rsdp_addr();
-
 	sanitize_boot_params(boot_params);
 
 	if (boot_params->screen_info.orig_video_mode == 7) {
@@ -368,6 +365,14 @@ asmlinkage __visible void *extract_kernel(void *rmode, memptr heap,
 	cols = boot_params->screen_info.orig_video_cols;
 
 	console_init();
+
+	/*
+	 * Save RSDP address for later use. Have this after console_init()
+	 * so that early debugging output from the RSDP parsing code can be
+	 * collected.
+	 */
+	boot_params->acpi_rsdp_addr = get_rsdp_addr();
+
 	debug_putstr("early console in extract_kernel\n");
 
 	free_mem_ptr     = heap;	/* Heap */
-- 
2.21.0


-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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