[edk2] [PATCH v2 0/2] StandaloneMM: Update permissions for Standalone MM drivers memory area

Achin Gupta Achin.Gupta at arm.com
Sat Dec 1 10:45:47 PST 2018


Hi Sughosh,

On Sat, Dec 01, 2018 at 09:56:52AM +0530, Sughosh Ganu wrote:
> hi Achin,
> 
> On Sat Dec 01, 2018 at 05:08:50AM +0530, Achin Gupta wrote:
> > Hi Sughosh,
> > 
> > +Jiewen
> > 
> > I took the patches for a spin and it looks like the FVP port is broken. Some
> > reasons are:
> > 
> > 1. The build breaks due to a reference to ArmMmuLib in StandaloneMmPkg.dsc
> > 2. There is a broken dependency on PL011UartClockLib in StandaloneMmPkg.dsc
> > 3. GCC flags to enforce strict alignment and no fp are required in
> >    StandaloneMmPkg.dsc to avoid a runtime fault
> > 4. There is a data structre in StandaloneMmCoreEntryPoint.c that needs to be
> >    memzeroed due to the alignment checks
> > 
> > Even after these fixes, I am unable to boot the MM SP. The SP boots with the
> > previous revision of your patches and the above fixes. Something has broken
> > between the two. I am suspecting the MMU library for S-EL0.
> 
> I had tested the patches which i had sent out for ArmPkg changes with
> the error handling and error reporting feature on sgi575 before
> posting the patches. In addition to the changes that you mention, i
> was required to make a couple of more changes in the StandadloneMm
> description file.
> 
> 1) StandaloneMmMmuLib|ArmPkg/Library/StandaloneMmMmuLib/ArmMmuStandaloneMmLib.inf
> 
> This was changed from ArmMmuLib which was used earlier.

yes! this was the change i was referring to in 1.

> 
> 2) PeCoffExtraActionLib|StandaloneMmPkg/Library/StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib/StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib.inf
> 
> I had changed this to reflect the change made in the patch
> StandaloneMM: Update permissions for Standalone MM drivers memory area

Doh! of course it does not work without this change. Thanks! Could you roll it
in your patchstack?

> 
> Can you please confirm that you tested with these two additional
> changes made. Meanwhile, I will incorporate your review comments which
> you make below. Thanks.

I was able to initialise the SP on the FVP and the MM communication driver
initialised correctly. I did not test the MM SP further. I have pushed my
changes on top of your patches here [1]. Could you please check they work for
you as well and include the relevant changes in the next rev of your patchstack?

cheers,
Achin

[1] https://github.com/achingupta/edk2/commits/ag/stmm_perm_v2

> 
> -sughosh
> 
> > 
> > Lets sort this out first. Apart from this, could you move this library into
> > an AArch64 directory as is the case for other Arm specific libraries
> > e.g. StandaloneMmCoreEntryPoint/AArch64
> > 
> > cheers,
> > Achin
> > 
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 11:52:53AM +0530, Sughosh Ganu wrote:
> > > Changes since v1:
> > > A new patch has been added to reflect the library class added for
> > > changing the MMU attributes in StandaloneMM image, based on review
> > > comments from Ard Biesheuvel.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > These patches needs to be applied on top of the following patch series
> > >  - "ArmPkg related changes for StandaloneMM package".
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Sughosh Ganu (2):
> > >   StandaloneMM: Include the newly added library class for MMU functions
> > >   StandaloneMM: Update permissions for Standalone MM drivers memory area
> > > 
> > >  .../StandaloneMmCoreEntryPoint.inf                 |   2 +-
> > >  .../StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib.inf           |  18 +-
> > >  .../StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib.c             | 222 +++++++++++++++++++++
> > >  3 files changed, 234 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> > >  copy ArmPkg/Library/RvdPeCoffExtraActionLib/RvdPeCoffExtraActionLib.inf => StandaloneMmPkg/Library/StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib/StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib.inf (72%)
> > >  create mode 100644 StandaloneMmPkg/Library/StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib/StandaloneMmPeCoffExtraActionLib.c
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > > 2.7.4
> > > 
> 
> -- 
> -sughosh


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