Re: [PATCH v11 0/8] powerpc: Implement kexec_file_load()

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Tue Nov 29 2016 - 23:53:09 EST

Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:45:46 +1100 Michael Ellerman <mpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This is v11 of the kexec_file_load() for powerpc series.
>> I've stripped this down to the minimum we need, so we can get this in for 4.10.
>> Any additions can come later incrementally.
> This made a bit of a mess of Mimi's series "ima: carry the
> measurement list across kexec v10".

Urk, sorry about that. I didn't realise there was a big dependency
between them, but I guess I should have tried to do the rebase.

> powerpc-ima-get-the-kexec-buffer-passed-by-the-previous-kernel.patch
> ima-on-soft-reboot-restore-the-measurement-list.patch
> ima-permit-duplicate-measurement-list-entries.patch
> ima-maintain-memory-size-needed-for-serializing-the-measurement-list.patch
> powerpc-ima-send-the-kexec-buffer-to-the-next-kernel.patch
> ima-on-soft-reboot-save-the-measurement-list.patch
> ima-store-the-builtin-custom-template-definitions-in-a-list.patch
> ima-support-restoring-multiple-template-formats.patch
> ima-define-a-canonical-binary_runtime_measurements-list-format.patch
> ima-platform-independent-hash-value.patch
> I made the syntactic fixes but I won't be testing it.


TBH I don't know how to test the IMA part, I'm relying on Thiago and
Mimi to do that.

>> If no one objects I'll merge this via the powerpc tree. The three kexec patches
>> have been acked by Dave Young (since forever), and have been in linux-next (via
>> akpm's tree) also for a long time.
> OK, I'll wait for these to appear in -next and I will await advice on

Thanks. I'll let them stew for a few more hours and then put them in my
next for tomorrows linux-next.