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authorArd Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>2018-11-14 09:55:43 -0800
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>2018-11-15 10:04:46 +0100
commiteff896288872d687d9662000ec9ae11b6d61766f (patch)
parent72a58a63a164b4e9d2d914e65caeb551846883f1 (diff)
efi/arm: Defer persistent reservations until after paging_init()
The new memory EFI reservation feature we introduced to allow memory reservations to persist across kexec may trigger an unbounded number of calls to memblock_reserve(). The memblock subsystem can deal with this fine, but not before memblock resizing is enabled, which we can only do after paging_init(), when the memory we reallocate the array into is actually mapped. So break out the memreserve table processing into a separate routine and call it after paging_init() on arm64. On ARM, because of limited reviewing bandwidth of the maintainer, we cannot currently fix this, so instead, disable the EFI persistent memreserve entirely on ARM so we can fix it later. Tested-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: linux-efi@vger.kernel.org Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20181114175544.12860-5-ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
4 files changed, 15 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c
index 953e316521fc..f4fc1e0544b7 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/setup.c
@@ -313,6 +313,7 @@ void __init setup_arch(char **cmdline_p)
+ efi_apply_persistent_mem_reservations();
diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c b/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c
index 249eb70691b0..72a4da76d274 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c
@@ -592,7 +592,11 @@ int __init efi_config_parse_tables(void *config_tables, int count, int sz,
early_memunmap(tbl, sizeof(*tbl));
+ return 0;
+int __init efi_apply_persistent_mem_reservations(void)
if (efi.mem_reserve != EFI_INVALID_TABLE_ADDR) {
unsigned long prsv = efi.mem_reserve;
diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/arm-stub.c b/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/arm-stub.c
index 30ac0c975f8a..3d36142cf812 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/arm-stub.c
+++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/arm-stub.c
@@ -75,6 +75,9 @@ void install_memreserve_table(efi_system_table_t *sys_table_arg)
efi_guid_t memreserve_table_guid = LINUX_EFI_MEMRESERVE_TABLE_GUID;
efi_status_t status;
+ return;
status = efi_call_early(allocate_pool, EFI_LOADER_DATA, sizeof(*rsv),
(void **)&rsv);
if (status != EFI_SUCCESS) {
diff --git a/include/linux/efi.h b/include/linux/efi.h
index 845174e113ce..100ce4a4aff6 100644
--- a/include/linux/efi.h
+++ b/include/linux/efi.h
@@ -1167,6 +1167,8 @@ static inline bool efi_enabled(int feature)
extern void efi_reboot(enum reboot_mode reboot_mode, const char *__unused);
extern bool efi_is_table_address(unsigned long phys_addr);
+extern int efi_apply_persistent_mem_reservations(void);
static inline bool efi_enabled(int feature)
@@ -1185,6 +1187,11 @@ static inline bool efi_is_table_address(unsigned long phys_addr)
return false;
+static inline int efi_apply_persistent_mem_reservations(void)
+ return 0;
extern int efi_status_to_err(efi_status_t status);