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From: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
To: grub-devel@gnu.org, xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Cc: jgross@suse.com, eric.snowberg@oracle.com, arvidjaar@gmail.com,
	andrew.cooper3@citrix.com, seth.goldberg@oracle.com,
	phcoder@gmail.com
Subject: [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 04/10] multiboot2: Add description of support for EFI boot services
Date: Thu,  9 Jun 2016 22:30:38 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1465504244-17175-5-git-send-email-daniel.kiper__10288.8332367458$1465504395$gmane$org@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1465504244-17175-1-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>

Signed-off-by: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
---
 doc/multiboot.texi |  108 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 doc/multiboot2.h   |    2 +
 2 files changed, 108 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/multiboot.texi b/doc/multiboot.texi
index e43df93..1583b76 100644
--- a/doc/multiboot.texi
+++ b/doc/multiboot.texi
@@ -534,6 +534,62 @@ The physical address to which the boot loader should jump in order to
 start running the operating system.
 @end table
 
+@subsection EFI i386 entry address tag of Multiboot header
+
+@example
+@group
+        +-------------------+
+u16     | type = 8          |
+u16     | flags             |
+u32     | size              |
+u_virt  | entry_addr        |
+        +-------------------+
+@end group
+@end example
+
+All of the address fields in this tag are physical addresses.
+The meaning of each is as follows:
+
+@table @code
+
+@item entry_addr
+The physical address to which the boot loader should jump in order to
+start running EFI i386 compatible operating system code.
+@end table
+
+This tag is taken into account only on EFI i386 platforms
+when Multiboot image header contains EFI boot services tag.
+Then entry point specified in ELF header and the entry address
+tag of Multiboot header are ignored.
+
+@subsection EFI amd64 entry address tag of Multiboot header
+
+@example
+@group
+        +-------------------+
+u16     | type = 9          |
+u16     | flags             |
+u32     | size              |
+u_virt  | entry_addr        |
+        +-------------------+
+@end group
+@end example
+
+All of the address fields in this tag are physical addresses.
+The meaning of each is as follows:
+
+@table @code
+
+@item entry_addr
+The physical address to which the boot loader should jump in order to
+start running EFI amd64 compatible operating system code.
+@end table
+
+This tag is taken into account only on EFI amd64 platforms
+when Multiboot image header contains EFI boot services tag.
+Then entry point specified in ELF header and the entry address
+tag of Multiboot header are ignored.
+
 @node Console header tags
 @subsection Flags tag
 
@@ -714,12 +770,60 @@ The OS image must leave interrupts disabled until it sets up its own
 
 On EFI system boot services must be terminated.
 
+@section EFI i386 machine state with boot services enabled
+
+When the boot loader invokes the 32-bit operating system on EFI i386
+platform and EFI boot services tag together with EFI i386 entry address
+tag are present in the image Multiboot header, the machine must have the
+following state:
+
+@table @samp
+@item EAX
+Must contain the magic value @samp{0x36d76289}; the presence of this
+value indicates to the operating system that it was loaded by a
+Multiboot-compliant boot loader (e.g. as opposed to another type of
+boot loader that the operating system can also be loaded from).
+
+@item EBX
+Must contain the 32-bit physical address of the Multiboot
+information structure provided by the boot loader (@pxref{Boot
+information format}).
+@end table
+
+All other processor registers, flag bits and state are set accordingly
+to Unified Extensible Firmware Interface Specification, Version 2.6,
+section 2.3.2, IA-32 Platforms, boot services.
+
+@section EFI amd64 machine state with boot services enabled
+
+When the boot loader invokes the 64-bit operating system on EFI amd64
+platform and EFI boot services tag together with EFI amd64 entry address
+tag are present in the image Multiboot header, the machine must have the
+following state:
+
+@table @samp
+@item RAX
+Must contain the magic value @samp{0x36d76289}; the presence of this
+value indicates to the operating system that it was loaded by a
+Multiboot-compliant boot loader (e.g. as opposed to another type of
+boot loader that the operating system can also be loaded from).
+
+@item RBX
+Must contain the 64-bit physical address of the Multiboot
+information structure provided by the boot loader (@pxref{Boot
+information format}).
+@end table
+
+All other processor registers, flag bits and state are set accordingly
+to Unified Extensible Firmware Interface Specification, Version 2.6,
+section 2.3.4, x64 Platforms, boot services.
+
 @node Boot information format
 @section Boot information
 @subsection Boot information format
 
-Upon entry to the operating system, the @code{EBX} register contains the
-physical address of a @dfn{Multiboot information} data structure,
+Upon entry to the operating system, the @code{R5/EBX/RBX} register contains
+the physical address of a @dfn{Multiboot information} data structure,
 through which the boot loader communicates vital information to the
 operating system. The operating system can use or ignore any parts of
 the structure as it chooses; all information passed by the boot loader
diff --git a/doc/multiboot2.h b/doc/multiboot2.h
index 78337f5..240400d 100644
--- a/doc/multiboot2.h
+++ b/doc/multiboot2.h
@@ -69,6 +69,8 @@
 #define MULTIBOOT_HEADER_TAG_FRAMEBUFFER  5
 #define MULTIBOOT_HEADER_TAG_MODULE_ALIGN  6
 #define MULTIBOOT_HEADER_TAG_EFI_BS        7
+#define MULTIBOOT_HEADER_TAG_ENTRY_ADDRESS_EFI32  8
+#define MULTIBOOT_HEADER_TAG_ENTRY_ADDRESS_EFI64  9
 
 #define MULTIBOOT_ARCHITECTURE_I386  0
 #define MULTIBOOT_ARCHITECTURE_MIPS32  4
-- 
1.7.10.4


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  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-06-09 20:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1465504244-17175-1-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 01/10] multiboot2: Remove redundant if Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 02/10] multiboot2: Clarify meaning of information request header tag Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 21:14   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 03/10] multiboot2: Fix description of EFI boot services tag Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` Daniel Kiper [this message]
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 05/10] multiboot2: Add description of EFI image handle tags Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 06/10] multiboot2: Add description of support for relocatable images Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 21:36   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-10 17:36     ` Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 07/10] multiboot2: Say that memory maps may not be available on EFI platforms Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 21:37   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 08/10] multiboot2: Add C structure alignment and padding consideration section Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 22:07   ` Andrew Cooper
     [not found]   ` <1c1e54de-2f19-20b6-b8c8-229619b95038@citrix.com>
2016-06-10 17:58     ` Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 09/10] multiboot2: Add me to authors Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 10/10] multiboot2: Bump version to 2.0 Daniel Kiper
     [not found] ` <1465504244-17175-2-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
2016-06-09 21:02   ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 01/10] multiboot2: Remove redundant if Andrew Cooper
     [not found] ` <1465504244-17175-5-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
2016-06-09 21:31   ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 04/10] multiboot2: Add description of support for EFI boot services Andrew Cooper

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