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Re: [Xen-devel] efi_enabled(EFI_PARAVIRT) use

On 2016年04月29日 23:37, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Apr 2016, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> On Fri, 29 Apr 2016, Matt Fleming wrote:
>>> On Fri, 29 Apr, at 11:34:45AM, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 29 Apr 2016, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>>>>> Also, it would be nice to have all things EFI in a single tree, the 
>>>>> conflicts are 
>>>>> going to be painful! There's very little reason not to carry this kind of 
>>>>> commit:
>>>>>  arch/arm/xen/enlighten.c           |  6 +++++
>>>>>  drivers/firmware/efi/arm-runtime.c | 17 +++++++++-----
>>>>>  drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c         | 45 
>>>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
>>>>>  3 files changed, 56 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
>>>>> in the EFI tree.
>>>> That's true. I'll drop this commit from xentip and let Matt pick it up
>>>> or request changes as he sees fit.
>>> One small change I think would be sensible to make is to expand
>>> EFI_PARAVIRT into a few more bits to clearly indicate the quirks on
>>> Xen, and in the process, to delete EFI_PARAVIRT.
>>> That should address Ingo's major concern, and also make it much easier
>>> to rework the code in a piecemeal fashion.
>>> Could somebody enumerate the things that make Xen (dom0) different on
>>> arm* compared with bare metal EFI boot? The list I made for x86 was,
>>>   1. Has no EFI memory map
>>>   2. Runtime regions do not need to be mapped
>>>   3. Cannot call SetVirtualAddressMap()
>>>   4. /sys/firmware/efi/fw_vendor is invisible
>>> The first maps to not setting EFI_MEMMAP, the second to not setting
>>> to efi.flags that should cover everything on x86. Does arm* require
>>> anything else?
>> Xen on ARM is different, the impact should be limited:
>> - there are no BootServices (ExitBootServices has already been called)
>> - RuntimeServices go via hypercalls
>> The UEFI memory map is still available at an address specified on device
>> tree like on native, but the compatibility string is different
>> ("xen,uefi-mmap-start") to clarify that we are booting on Xen rather
>> than native.
>> That's pretty much it, Shannon please confirm.
> This is to say that Xen on ARM might only need EFI_RUNTIME.


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