Commit 9fe06464 authored by Simon Glass's avatar Simon Glass Committed by Tom Rini
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bloblist: Support relocating to a larger space

Typically in TPL/SPL the bloblist is quite small. But U-Boot proper may
want to add a lot more to it, such as ACPI tables.

Add a way to expand the bloblist by relocating it in U-Boot proper, along
with the other relocation activities.
Signed-off-by: Simon Glass's avatarSimon Glass <>
parent 09d9ba90
......@@ -697,6 +697,16 @@ config BLOBLIST_ADDR
Sets the address of the bloblist, set up by the first part of U-Boot
which runs. Subsequent U-Boot stages typically use the same address.
hex "Size of bloblist after relocation"
depends on BLOBLIST
Sets the size of the bloblist in bytes after relocation. Since U-Boot
has a lot more memory available then, it is possible to use a larger
size than the one set up by SPL. This bloblist is set up during the
relocation process.
source "common/spl/Kconfig"
......@@ -317,6 +317,15 @@ void bloblist_show_list(void)
void bloblist_reloc(void *to, uint to_size, void *from, uint from_size)
struct bloblist_hdr *hdr;
memcpy(to, from, from_size);
hdr = to;
hdr->size = to_size;
int bloblist_init(void)
bool expected;
......@@ -327,6 +336,8 @@ int bloblist_init(void)
* that runs
expected = !u_boot_first_phase();
if (spl_prev_phase() == PHASE_TPL && !IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_TPL_BLOBLIST))
expected = false;
if (expected)
ret = bloblist_check(CONFIG_BLOBLIST_ADDR,
......@@ -568,9 +568,10 @@ static int reserve_bloblist(void)
/* Align to a 4KB boundary for easier reading of addresses */
gd->start_addr_sp = ALIGN_DOWN(gd->start_addr_sp - CONFIG_BLOBLIST_SIZE,
gd->new_bloblist = map_sysmem(gd->start_addr_sp, CONFIG_BLOBLIST_SIZE);
gd->start_addr_sp = ALIGN_DOWN(gd->start_addr_sp -
gd->new_bloblist = map_sysmem(gd->start_addr_sp,
return 0;
......@@ -658,7 +659,8 @@ static int reloc_bloblist(void)
debug("Copying bloblist from %p to %p, size %x\n",
gd->bloblist, gd->new_bloblist, size);
memcpy(gd->new_bloblist, gd->bloblist, size);
bloblist_reloc(gd->new_bloblist, CONFIG_BLOBLIST_SIZE_RELOC,
gd->bloblist, size);
gd->bloblist = gd->new_bloblist;
......@@ -242,6 +242,16 @@ void bloblist_show_list(void);
const char *bloblist_tag_name(enum bloblist_tag_t tag);
* bloblist_reloc() - Relocate the bloblist and optionally resize it
* @to: Pointer to new bloblist location (must not overlap old location)
* @to:size: New size for bloblist (must be larger than from_size)
* @from: Pointer to bloblist to relocate
* @from_size: Size of bloblist to relocate
void bloblist_reloc(void *to, uint to_size, void *from, uint from_size);
* bloblist_init() - Init the bloblist system with a single bloblist
......@@ -347,6 +347,42 @@ static int bloblist_test_align(struct unit_test_state *uts)
BLOBLIST_TEST(bloblist_test_align, 0);
/* Test relocation of a bloblist */
static int bloblist_test_reloc(struct unit_test_state *uts)
const uint large_size = TEST_BLOBLIST_SIZE;
const uint small_size = 0x20;
void *old_ptr, *new_ptr;
void *blob1, *blob2;
ulong new_addr;
ulong new_size;
ut_assertok(bloblist_new(TEST_ADDR, TEST_BLOBLIST_SIZE, 0));
old_ptr = map_sysmem(TEST_ADDR, TEST_BLOBLIST_SIZE);
/* Add one blob and then one that won't fit */
blob1 = bloblist_add(TEST_TAG, small_size, 0);
blob2 = bloblist_add(TEST_TAG2, large_size, 0);
/* Relocate the bloblist somewhere else, a bit larger */
new_size = TEST_BLOBLIST_SIZE + 0x100;
new_ptr = map_sysmem(new_addr, TEST_BLOBLIST_SIZE);
bloblist_reloc(new_ptr, new_size, old_ptr, TEST_BLOBLIST_SIZE);
gd->bloblist = new_ptr;
/* Check the old blob is there and that we can now add the bigger one */
ut_assertnonnull(bloblist_find(TEST_TAG, small_size));
ut_assertnull(bloblist_find(TEST_TAG2, small_size));
blob2 = bloblist_add(TEST_TAG2, large_size, 0);
return 0;
BLOBLIST_TEST(bloblist_test_reloc, 0);
int do_ut_bloblist(struct cmd_tbl *cmdtp, int flag, int argc,
char *const argv[])
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