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Date:   Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:11:43 +0000
From:   David Howells <>
To:     Matt Fleming <>
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>, Peter Jones <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/8] efi: Get the secure boot status [ver #6]

Matt Fleming <> wrote:

> >  (4) extract_kernel() calls sanitize_boot_params() which would otherwise clear
> >      the secure-boot flag.
> The ->sentinel flag should be clear (because you zero'd boot_params on
> alloc), so the code inside of sanitize_boot_params() should never
> trigger for the secure boot case.

But it *does* trigger, otherwise I wouldn't've noticed this.


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