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Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] s390-bios: Skip bootmap signature entries

From: Christian Borntraeger
Subject: Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] s390-bios: Skip bootmap signature entries
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:45:31 +0200
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On 29.04.19 15:40, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 09:09:41 -0400
> "Jason J. Herne" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Newer versions of zipl have the ability to write signature entries to the 
>> boot
>> script for secure boot. We don't yet support secure boot, but we need to skip
>> over signature entries while reading the boot script in order to maintain our
>> ability to boot guest operating systems that have a secure bootloader.
>> Signed-off-by: Jason J. Herne <address@hidden>
>> Reviewed-by: Farhan Ali <address@hidden>
>> ---
>>  pc-bios/s390-ccw/bootmap.c | 19 +++++++++++++++++--
>>  pc-bios/s390-ccw/bootmap.h | 10 ++++++----
>>  2 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> Skipping something that we don't have support for yet, but that doesn't
> hinder normal operation sounds reasonable; but can you point me to the
> relevant commit implementing this in zipl or some documentation? I
> haven't been able to find something like that in the s390-tools git
> tree.

the s390-tools update is currently in preparation, adding Stefan and Peter.

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