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Re: [PATCH v6 09/14] gdb: Add more support for debugging on EFI platform
Re: [PATCH v6 09/14] gdb: Add more support for debugging on EFI platforms
Mon, 20 Feb 2023 15:06:46 -0500
Glenn Washburn <email@example.com> writes:
> If the configure option --enable-efi-debug is given, then enable the
> printing early in EFI startup of the command needed to load symbols for
> the GRUB EFI kernel. This is needed because EFI firmware determines where
> to load the GRUB EFI at runtime, and so the relevant addresses are not
> known ahead of time.
Does this actually need to be configurable as opposed to always enabled
where applicable? I would want to turn it on in distro builds, much
like the similar patch we carry is.
> This is not printed when secure boot is enabled.
This will mean that any debugging first requires disabling secureboot.
That's potentially annoying and I'm not sure I see a security benefit to
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