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Date:   Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:47:13 -0700
From:   Richard Ruigrok <>
To:     Ge Song <>
Cc:     Matt Fleming <>,
        Ard Biesheuvel <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Make capsules in a contiguous virtual space

Please tested-by
Tested on Centiq, applied on v4.15-rc4.
This fixes the regression introduced in 4.13 where the capsule is no longer passed in contiguous virtual memory.

On 12/19/2017 3:49 AM, Ge Song wrote:
> Recently we found it failed to update firmware through capsule update
> mechanism in linux-4.14 and later version.
> After some investigation, the reason is firmware expects capsules in a
> contiguous virtual space and this assumption is not satisfied in recent
> linux versions.
> Ge Song (2):
>   Revert "efi/capsule-loader: Use page addresses rather than struct page
>     pointers"
>   efi/capsule-loader: Request a contiguous virtual space for capsules
>  drivers/firmware/efi/capsule-loader.c | 23 ++++++++++++++---------
>  drivers/firmware/efi/capsule.c        |  7 +++----
>  include/linux/efi.h                   |  4 ++--
>  3 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

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