[PATCH] arm64: efi: Fix stub cache maintenance
joel.schopp at amd.com
Wed Nov 12 09:12:32 PST 2014
> + /*
> + * Ensure that the rest of this function (in the original Image) is
> + * visible when the caches are disabled. The I-cache can't have stale
> + * entries for the VA range of the current image, so no maintenance is
> + * necessary.
> + */
> + adr x0, efi_stub_entry
> + adr x1, efi_stub_entry_end
> + sub x1, x1, x0
> + bl __flush_dcache_area
It is my understdanding that you also need an isb here. Tom's testing
confirms this on my patch with the dsb and without the isb.
Also, since this is not a performance critical path it seems more
straightforward to just flush everything. I'm happy either way. We
will test your patch as is and let you know.
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