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Bug 2101248 - Fallback mode crashing in some cases with shim 15.6
Summary: Fallback mode crashing in some cases with shim 15.6
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: shim
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ARMTracker IoT
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-06-26 22:01 UTC by Peter Robinson
Modified: 2022-07-16 01:38 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: shim-15.6-2
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Last Closed: 2022-07-16 01:38:38 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Peter Robinson 2022-06-26 22:01:28 UTC
When booting with shim 15.6 it seems that fbaa64.efi is crashing on aarch64. This causes issues with some devices when booting using the U-Boot UEFI interface as if the particular device doesn't have support for set variable the device will use fbaa64.efi for all boots and hence it crashes consistently.

I've also seen at least one report that this may no be limited to fbaa64.efi.

U-Boot 2022.04 (Apr 04 2022 - 00:00:00 +0000)

DRAM:  7.9 GiB
RPI 4 Model B (0xd03114)
Core:  203 devices, 14 uclasses, devicetree: board
MMC:   mmcnr@7e300000: 1, mmc@7e340000: 0
Loading Environment from FAT... Unable to read "uboot.env" from mmc0:1...
In:    serial
Out:   serial
Err:   serial
Net:   eth0: ethernet@7d580000
PCIe BRCM: link up, 5.0 Gbps x1 (SSC)
starting USB...
Bus xhci_pci: Register 5000420 NbrPorts 5
Starting the controller
scanning bus xhci_pci for devices... 3 USB Device(s) found
       scanning usb for storage devices... 0 Storage Device(s) found
Hit any key to stop autoboot:  0
switch to partitions #0, OK
mmc0 is current device
Scanning mmc 0:1...
Found EFI removable media binary efi/boot/bootaa64.efi
Found DTB mmc 0:2 /dtb/broadcom/bcm2711-rpi-4-b.dtb
27466 bytes read in 31 ms (865.2 KiB/s)
966711 bytes read in 87 ms (10.6 MiB/s)
Card did not respond to voltage select! : -110
Scanning disk mmcnr...
Disk mmcnr not ready
Scanning disk mmc...
Found 4 disks
No EFI system partition
Booting /efi\boot\bootaa64.efi
No EFI system partition
Failed to persist EFI variables
"Synchronous Abort" handler, esr 0x02000000
elr: fffffffffeb48a28 lr : fffffffffeb3f024 (reloc)
elr: 000000003ca1aa28 lr : 000000003ca11024
x0 : 000000003ca0d000 x1 : 000000003ca22018
x2 : 000000003ca22000 x3 : 0000000000000018
x4 : 0000000000001488 x5 : 0000000000000000
x6 : 0000000000001000 x7 : 0000000000000000
x8 : 0000000000000007 x9 : 0000000000003ca0
x10: 000000003ca3e040 x11: 00000000b0b87665
x12: 000000007c70ea25 x13: 000000005a827999
x14: 000000006ed9eba1 x15: 000000008f1bbcdc
x16: 000000003df97394 x17: 00000000b7ce40b7
x18: 0000000000000011 x19: 000000003caeb000
x20: 0000000000000000 x21: 000000003dc1ba50
x22: 000000003caff2f8 x23: 0000000000000001
x24: 000000003caff000 x25: 000000003caff3c0
x26: 000000003caff3c8 x27: 000000003caff3d0
x28: 000000003caff3d8 x29: 000000003db3e600

Code: 8b000021 f82068a1 8b030042 cb030084 (f100009f)
UEFI image [0x000000003ca0d000:0x000000003ca24fff] pc=0xda28 '/efi\boot\fbaa64.efi'
Resetting CPU ...

resetting ...

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2022-07-07 19:46:26 UTC
FEDORA-2022-e0fa7e16a2 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 35.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2022-07-08 02:13:45 UTC
FEDORA-2022-e0fa7e16a2 has been pushed to the Fedora 35 testing repository.
Soon you'll be able to install the update with the following command:
`sudo dnf upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing --refresh --advisory=FEDORA-2022-e0fa7e16a2`
You can provide feedback for this update here:

See also for more information on how to test updates.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2022-07-16 01:38:38 UTC
FEDORA-2022-e0fa7e16a2 has been pushed to the Fedora 35 stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.

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