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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Xen: EFI: Parse DT parameters for Xen specific UEFI

On Wed, 11 May, at 09:35:47PM, Shannon Zhao wrote:
> > 
> > Also, why do you need to setup efi.runtime_version here? Isn't that
> > done inside uefi_init()?
> > 
> I don't see any codes which setup efi.runtime_version in uefi_init().
Look in the EFI tree,


> > Here is how I would have expected this patch to look:
> > 
> >   - Add FDT code to find hypervisor EFI params
> > 
> >   - Force enable EFI_RUNTIME_SERVICES for Xen and call
> >     xen_efi_runtime_setup() inside xen_guest_init()
> > 
> >   - Change arm_enable_runtime_services() to handle the case where
> >     EFI_RUNTIME_SERVICES is already set
> > 
> > Am I misunderstanding some ordering issues?
> Since xen_guest_init() and arm_enable_runtime_services() are both
> early_initcall and the calling order is random I think.

Urgh, right, I missed that.

> And when we call xen_efi_runtime_setup() and setup
> efi.runtime_version in xen_guest_init(), the efi.systab might be
> NULL. So it needs to map the systanle explicitly before we use
> efi.systab.

Could you explain why you need to copy efi.runtime_version instead of
letting the existing code in uefi_init() set it up?

Also, efi.systab isn't used by xen_efi_runtime_setup() as far I can
see, not sure why you need that either?

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