Re: [PATCH -v2 0/4] EFI 1:1 mapping

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Wed Jun 19 2013 - 12:38:19 EST

On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 05:21:15PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Yes, kexec needs a different solution.

No need. If we say, "efi=use_11_map", the 1:1 map will be shoved down
SetVirtualAddressMap. Otherwise the high mappings.

> Because firmware images don't always update all of the pointers, and
> so will crash if the 1:1 mappings aren't present.

Ok, so it sounds like we want to *always* create both mappings but,
depending on what we want, to shove down SetVirtualAddressMap a
different set. And the 1:1 map will be the optional one which we give
SetVirtualAddressMap only when user wants it, i.e. when booting with

Makes sense?


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