On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 6:49 PM, Rob Clark <robdcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 1:28 PM, Mark Kettenis <mark.kette...@xs4all.nl> wrote:
>>> From: Rob Clark <robdcl...@gmail.com>
>>> Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2017 11:34:15 -0400
>>>
>>> On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Rob Clark <robdcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > I've started trying to hack up test_efi_loader.py to add a test that
>>> > loads OpenBSD's bootloader..  kinda muddling through it at this point,
>>> > since not a py expert or too familiar w/ u-boot's test framework.  But
>>> > I'll see if I can get to the point where I can run the same thing on
>>> > various arm7 and aarch64 devices in qemu.
>>> >
>>>
>>> Making a bit of progress on this (running it on a vexpress_ca15_tc2
>>> board in qemu).. any hint where I can find BOOTARM.EFI src code?
>>
>> https://cvsweb.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/sys/arch/armv7/stand/efiboot/efiboot.c?rev=1.17&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup
>>
>> Your failure below looks a bit different from what I'm getting on the
>> Banana Pi now.  There I get stuck because the 2nd BS->HandleProtocol()
>> call in efi_main() fails.  Somehow the device path of the registered
>> disk devices isn't matched correctly to the boot device path...
>
> that is.. odd.. mind adding in lib/efi_loader/Makefile:
>
>   ccflags-y += -DDEBUG=1
>
> ?
>
> (you can make the console output easier to read again w/ #undef DEBUG
> at top of efi_console.c)
>
> With my complete patchset (ie. assuming this isn't in the middle of a
> bisect between 13/20 and 15/20) the device paths for the diskobj and
> EFI_LOADED_IMAGE::DeviceHandle should be constructed identically.
> (Ie. the patchset consolidates the two different places it was
> constructed before... and also fixes the thing I notice you work
> around in efi_diskprobe())
>
>> BTW, the OpenBSD code runs fine without the alignment hack.  Our code
>> is pretty minimal and doesn't actualy look into the device path
>> components.  It just matches the components based on type and by soing
>> memcmp.
>
> Hmm, well I do suspect there are still cases where u-boot could crash
> because of unaligned access without the hack.  Although I'm less
> convinced that we should need the hack on armv7 and more thinking this
> is something specific about banana-pi (or allwinner?).  The
> vexpress_ca15_tc2 "board" in qemu seems to be working properly..

All AllWinner SoCs are Cortex-A series so ARMv7, in the case of the
banana pi series are AW A20s so are Cortex-A7 based so should be fine
too
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