[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] SeaBIOS booting time optimization
sgarzare at redhat.com
Tue Nov 20 17:51:58 CET 2018
On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 5:13 PM Steve Douthit <stephend at silicom-usa.com> wrote:
> On 11/20/18 10:55 AM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 07:38:39PM +0100, Stefano Garzarella wrote:
> >> just an update, I enabled the debug prints and I saw two timeouts fired
> >> with a lot
> >> of time lost (~780ms between "init timer" and "Scan for VGA ..."),
> >> putting other prints I discovered that a lot of time is spent in the
> >> tpm_setup(),
> >> during the probe of the 2 TPM devices:
> >> 00.548869 init timer
> >> 00.549677 ./src/post.c:157 platform_hardware_setup
> >> 00.550182 ./src/hw/tpm_drivers.c:579 tpmhw_probe
> >> 01.300833 WARNING - Timeout at wait_reg8:81!
> >> 01.301388 ./src/hw/tpm_drivers.c:579 tpmhw_probe
> >> 01.331843 WARNING - Timeout at wait_reg8:81!
> >> 01.332316 ./src/post.c:160 platform_hardware_setup
> >> 01.333358 Scan for VGA option rom
> > FYI, this was raised a few months ago - see:
> > https://mail.coreboot.org/pipermail/seabios/2018-March/012186.html
> > IIRC, it should be possible to verify the TPM device is present before
> > trying to wait for it.
> We could skip probing entirely if there's no TCPA or TPM2 ACPI tables.
> There'd need to be some option to force probing in the case of
> missing/broken ACPI configurations.
I've just tried the
and it solves my issue with the TPM.
> > -Kevin
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