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From: Matt Fleming <matt@console-pimps.org>
To: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Matthew Garret <mjg@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] x86, efi: EFI boot stub documentation
Date: Fri, 04 May 2012 11:27:35 +0100
Message-ID: <1336127255.18999.53.camel@mfleming-mobl1.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1331907517-3985-1-git-send-email-matt@console-pimps.org>

Ping? I can't find these patches in tip.

On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 14:18 +0000, Matt Fleming wrote:
> From: Matt Fleming <matt.fleming@intel.com>
> 
> Some people trying out the EFI stub have been confused about the
> syntax for the initrd= option, so this series adds some information to
> Documentation/x86. It also adds some helpful error messages, as
> previously if the user specified an incorrect initrd filename the
> machine just appeared to hang. Now at least it will print a message
> saying that it couldn't open the file.
> 
> The first patch is actually a bug fix for an issue where the wrong
> loop counter was used when trying to close initrd files in the error
> path, which caused the machine to hang because a garbage pointer was
> dereferenced.
> 
> Ideally I'd like to squeeze at least the last two patches in before
> v3.3 is released.
> 
> Matt Fleming (3):
>   x86, efi: Only close open files in error path
>   x86, efi; Add EFI boot stub console support
>   x86, efi: Add EFI boot stub documentation
> 
>  Documentation/x86/efi-stub.txt   |   65 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  arch/x86/Kconfig                 |    2 +
>  arch/x86/boot/compressed/eboot.c |   88 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
>  arch/x86/boot/compressed/eboot.h |    6 +++
>  4 files changed, 144 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 Documentation/x86/efi-stub.txt
> 




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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-03-16 14:18 Matt Fleming
2012-03-16 14:18 ` [PATCH 1/3] x86, efi: Only close open files in error path Matt Fleming
2012-06-01 19:11   ` [tip:x86/efi] " tip-bot for Matt Fleming
2012-03-16 14:18 ` [PATCH 2/3] x86, efi; Add EFI boot stub console support Matt Fleming
2012-06-01 19:11   ` [tip:x86/efi] " tip-bot for Matt Fleming
2012-03-16 14:18 ` [PATCH 3/3] x86, efi: Add EFI boot stub documentation Matt Fleming
2012-06-01 19:13   ` [tip:x86/efi] " tip-bot for Matt Fleming
2012-03-20 23:57 ` [PATCH 0/3] x86, efi: " Shea Levy
2012-03-21  0:00   ` H. Peter Anvin
2012-05-04 10:27 ` Matt Fleming [this message]

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