On 12-03-18 22:02, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
On 12 March 2018 at 19:55, Thiebaud Weksteen <tw...@google.com> wrote:
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 7:33 PM Jeremy Cline <jer...@jcline.org> wrote:

On 03/12/2018 02:29 PM, Thiebaud Weksteen wrote:
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 6:30 PM Ard Biesheuvel <

On 12 March 2018 at 17:01, Jeremy Cline <jer...@jcline.org> wrote:
On 03/12/2018 10:56 AM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
On 12 March 2018 at 14:30, Jeremy Cline <jer...@jcline.org> wrote:
On 03/12/2018 07:08 AM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
On 10 March 2018 at 10:45, Thiebaud Weksteen <tw...@google.com>
On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 5:54 PM Jeremy Cline <jer...@jcline.org>

On Fri, Mar 09, 2018 at 10:43:50AM +0000, Thiebaud Weksteen
Thanks a lot for trying out the patch!

Please don't modify your install at this stage, I think we are
hitting a
firmware bug and that would be awesome if we can fix how we are
handling it.
So, if we reach that stage in the function it could either be
* The allocation did not succeed, somehow, but the firmware
* The size requested is incorrect (I'm thinking something like a
1G of
log). This would be due to either a miscalculation of log_size
or; the returned values of GetEventLog are not correct.
I'm sending a patch to add checks for these. Could you please
apply and
Again, thanks for helping debugging this.

No problem, thanks for the help :)

With the new patch:

Locating the TCG2Protocol
Calling GetEventLog on TCG2Protocol
Log returned
log_location is not empty
log_size != 0
log_size < 1M
Allocating memory for storing the logs
Returned from memory allocation
Copying log to new location

And then it hangs. I added a couple more print statements:

diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/tpm.c
index ee3fac109078..1ab5638bc50e 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/tpm.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/tpm.c
@@ -148,8 +148,11 @@ void
efi_retrieve_tpm2_eventlog_1_2(efi_system_table_t *sys_table_arg)
          efi_printk(sys_table_arg, "Copying log to new

          memset(log_tbl, 0, sizeof(*log_tbl) + log_size);
+       efi_printk(sys_table_arg, "Successfully memset log_tbl to
          log_tbl->size = log_size;
+       efi_printk(sys_table_arg, "Set log_tbl->size\n");
          log_tbl->version = EFI_TCG2_EVENT_LOG_FORMAT_TCG_1_2;
+       efi_printk(sys_table_arg, "Set log_tbl-version\n");
          memcpy(log_tbl->log, (void *) first_entry_addr,

          efi_printk(sys_table_arg, "Installing the log into the
configuration table\n");

and it's hanging at "memset(log_tbl, 0, sizeof(*log_tbl) +

Thanks. Well, it looks like the memory that is supposedly
is not
usable. I'm thinking this is a firmware bug.
Ard, would you agree on this assumption? Thoughts on how to

I am rather puzzled why the allocate_pool() should succeed and the
subsequent memset() should fail. This does not look like an issue
is intimately related to TPM2 support, rather an issue in the
that happens to get tickled after the change.

Would you mind trying replacing EFI_LOADER_DATA with
EFI_BOOT_SERVICES_DATA in the allocate_pool() call?

Replacing EFI_LOADER_DATA with EFI_BOOT_SERVICES_DATA still hangs at
memset() call.

Could you try the following please? (attached as well in case gmail
mangles it)

diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/tpm.c
index 2298560cea72..30d960a344b7 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/tpm.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/tpm.c
@@ -70,6 +70,8 @@ void
efi_retrieve_tpm2_eventlog_1_2(efi_system_table_t *sys_table_arg)
         size_t log_size, last_entry_size;
         efi_bool_t truncated;
         void *tcg2_protocol;
+       unsigned long num_pages;
+       efi_physical_addr_t log_tbl_alloc;

         status = efi_call_early(locate_protocol, &tcg2_guid, NULL,
@@ -104,9 +106,12 @@ void
efi_retrieve_tpm2_eventlog_1_2(efi_system_table_t *sys_table_arg)

         /* Allocate space for the logs and copy them. */
-       status = efi_call_early(allocate_pool, EFI_LOADER_DATA,
-                               sizeof(*log_tbl) + log_size,
-                               (void **) &log_tbl);
+       num_pages = DIV_ROUND_UP(sizeof(*log_tbl) + log_size,
+       status = efi_call_early(allocate_pages,
+                               EFI_ALLOCATE_ANY_PAGES,
+                               EFI_LOADER_DATA,
+                               num_pages,
+                               &log_tbl_alloc);

         if (status != EFI_SUCCESS) {
@@ -114,6 +119,7 @@ void
efi_retrieve_tpm2_eventlog_1_2(efi_system_table_t *sys_table_arg)

+       log_tbl = (struct linux_efi_tpm_eventlog *)(unsigned
         memset(log_tbl, 0, sizeof(*log_tbl) + log_size);
         log_tbl->size = log_size;
         log_tbl->version = EFI_TCG2_EVENT_LOG_FORMAT_TCG_1_2;
@@ -126,7 +132,7 @@ void
efi_retrieve_tpm2_eventlog_1_2(efi_system_table_t *sys_table_arg)

-       efi_call_early(free_pool, log_tbl);
+       efi_call_early(free_pages, log_tbl_alloc, num_pages);

  void efi_retrieve_tpm2_eventlog(efi_system_table_t *sys_table_arg)

Hi Ard,

When I apply this, it starts hanging at

status = efi_call_proto(efi_tcg2_protocol, get_event_log,
                         &log_location, &log_last_entry, &truncated);

rather than at the memset() call.

That is *very* surprising, given that the change only affects code
that executes after that.

Hans, you said you configured the tablet to use the 32-bit version of grub
of 64. Why's that?

Jeremy, could you confirm if you are building the kernel in 64bit mode? Is
your Android install working? (that is, what happens if you boot Boot0000)?

I understand how annoying this is for you, and I think we should try
to fix this, but reverting the patches outright isn't the solution

Which UEFI vendor and version does your system report?

You should be able to find this info using the "ver" command in the UEFI
The UEFI vendor is Insyde (see first message).

Ah, thanks!

EFI Specification Revision      : 2.40
EFI Vendor                      : INSYDE Corp.
EFI Revision                    : 21573.83


If we don't manage to resolve this, do you see any way to blacklist
systems based on this information? Would it be reasonable, say, to
require UEFI v2.5 or later for TPM2 support? Or doesn't that make any
sense (I am aware that the TCG EFI spec and the UEFI spec are somewhat
orthogonal, but it also depends on the hardware you are targetting, I
guess). Otherwise, we could use a more specific match, perhaps?

This is of course depending on whether we reach consensus on whether
we should make any changes at all for what appears to be a single
sample of a certain piece of hardware, where other samples running the
same firmware (right?) are working fine.

Right, I don't think a blacklist is a good idea until we understand the
problem better. Both the hard and firmware of Jeremy's tablet are pretty
generic, so I don't think there is anything special there.

One of the reason why this may work on my tablet of the same model is
because I do use shim (Jeremy does not) + a different grub version,
which perhaps leads to a different memory layout or different parts
of memory being initialized...



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