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Re: [PATCH v3 0/5] Support Secure Boot for multiboot2 Xen

On 22.01.2021 01:51, Bobby Eshleman wrote:
> This is version 3 for a patch set sent out to the ML in 2018 [1] to
> support UEFI Secure Boot for Xen on multiboot2 platforms.
> A new binary, xen.mb.efi, is built.  It contains the mb2 header as well
> as a hand-crafted PE/COFF header.  The dom0 kernel is verified using the
> shim lock protocol.
> I followed with v2 feedback and attempted to convert the PE/COFF header
> into C instead of ASM.  Unfortunately, this was only possible for the
> first part (Legacy) of the PE/COFF header.  The other parts required
> addresses only available at link time (such as __2M_rwdata_end,
> __pe_SizeOfImage, efi_mb_start address, etc...), which effectively ruled
> out C.

I don't follow the conclusion drawn, so would you mind going into
further detail?




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