Re: [GIT PULL] x86 fixes

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Sep 23 2014 - 01:37:23 EST

* Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> * Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 3:40 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > Please pull the latest x86-urgent-for-linus git tree from:
> >
> > I only just noticed, but this pull request causes my Sony Vaio
> > laptop to immediately reboot at startup.
> >
> > I'm assuming it's one of the efi changes, but I'm bisecting now
> > to say exactly where it happens. It will get reverted.
> I've Cc:-ed Matt.
> My guess would be one of these two EFI commits:
> * Fix early boot regression affecting x86 EFI boot stub when loading
> initrds above 4GB - Yinghai Lu
> 47226ad4f4cf x86/efi: Only load initrd above 4g on second try
> * Relocate GOT entries in the x86 EFI boot stub now that we have
> symbols with global visibility - Matt Fleming
> 9cb0e394234d x86/efi: Fixup GOT in all boot code paths
> If it's 9cb0e394234d - then it's perhaps a build quirk, or a bug
> in the assembly code. If so then we'd have to revert this, and
> reintroduce another regression, caused by EFI commit
> f23cf8bd5c1f49 in this merge window. The most recent commit is
> easy to revert, the older one not.
> If it's 47226ad4f4cf then we'd reintroduce the regression caused
> by 4bf7111f501 in the previous merge window. They both revert
> cleanly after each other - but it might be safer to just revert
> the most recent one.
> My guess is that your regression is caused by 47226ad4f4cf.

Wrong sha1: my guess is on 9cb0e394234d, the GOT fixup.


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