On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 02:21:26PM +0300, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 at 14:03, Mark Rutland <mark.rutl...@arm.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 05:56:27AM -0400, skodde wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I've enabled CONFIG_GCC_PLUGIN_STACKLEAK on 5.2.8 for an arm64
> > > macchiatobin board and I get the following error when loading the
> > > kernel (using grub-efi on top of edk ii):
> > >
> > > EFI stub: Booting Linux Kernel...
> > > EFI stub: ERROR: efi_get_random_bytes() failed
> > > EFI stub: ERROR: Failed to relocate kernel
> > >
> > > The kernel boots fine with that option disabled, but strangely
> > > presents the same error when disabling only CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE.
> >
> > That shouldn't be possible, given the IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE)
> > guard around the efi_get_random_bytes() call, so something sounds wrong.
> >
> > Are you certain that you're running the same kernel Image that you
> > rebuilt?
> >
> > Ard, do you reckon it would be worth adding the UTS_RELEASE and
> > UTS_VERSION to the " Booting Linux Kernel..." string? It would make
> > debugging that potential issue easier.
> 
> Use of the UTS_xxx macros already triggers an annoying number of
> object rebuilds every time you change anything entirely unrelated in
> your kernel sources, so I'd prefer to avoid this tbh.

Fair enough; saves me writing a patch! :)

Mark.

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