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Date:   Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:31:49 +0200
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Xishi Qiu <qiuxishi@...wei.com>
Cc:     Yisheng Xie <xieyisheng1@...wei.com>, matt@...eblueprint.co.uk,
        ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org, linux-efi@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Hanjun Guo <guohanjun@...wei.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC] memory corruption caused by efi driver?

On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 09:06:58PM +0800, Xishi Qiu wrote:
> On 2017/6/24 19:12, Greg KH wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 05:52:23PM +0800, Yisheng Xie wrote:
> >> hi all,
> >>
> >> I met an Oops problem with linux-3.10. The RIP is sysfs_open_file+0x46/0x2b0 (I will and the full
> >> crash log in the end of this mail).
> > 
> > 3.10 is _very_ old and obsolete, can you duplicate this on a modern
> > kernel, like 4.11?
> > 
> > thanks,
> > 
> > greg k-h
> > 
> > .
> > 
> 
> Hi, if I disable CONFIG_EFI_VARS, it seems OK now.
> 
> And I cann't reproduce the problem on mainline(v4.12).
> 
> Here is my test, run some stress test, then
> cat /sys/firmware/efi/efivars/*
> or
> cat /sys/firmware/efi/vars/*/*
> 
> 1) 3.10, get warning
> CONFIG_EFI_VARS=y
> CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS=y
> 
> 2) 3.10, get warning
> CONFIG_EFI_VARS=y
> CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS=n
> 
> 3) 3.10, ok
> CONFIG_EFI_VARS=n
> CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS=y
> 
> 4) mainline, ok
> CONFIG_EFI_VARS=y
> CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS=y

Then use mainline :)

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