[Bug 1581299] Re: shim: set second stage not work

Ivan Hu ivan.hu at canonical.com
Fri May 13 03:30:24 UTC 2016

Sent out a patch fixing the set second stage function for loadoption.

And have been accepted on https://github.com/rhinstaller/shim

** Patch added: "0001-shim-dealing-with-only-one-string-on-loadoption.patch"

** Changed in: shim (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Fix Committed

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  shim: set second stage not work

Status in shim package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:
  Using the applications such as fwupdate and efibootmgr to set the device path for the second stage path is not working on some platforms.
  The second stage set is not working after commit
  3322257e611e2000f79726d295bb4845bbe449e7 on https://github.com/rhinstaller/shim
  for those which load option only have one string.

  This is due to some versions of BDS, on loadoption we only get:
  00000000  5c 00 66 00 77 00 75 00  70 00 78 00 36 00 34 00  |\.f.w.u.p.x.6.4.|
  00000010  2e 00 65 00 66 00 69 00  00 00                    |..e.f.i...|

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