#12107 NORM Not Tri: Unbootable initramfs in secure mode

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Mon Sep 17 11:40:00 EDT 2012

#12107: Unbootable initramfs in secure mode
           Reporter:  dsd                  |       Owner:  Quozl        
               Type:  defect               |      Status:  new          
           Priority:  normal               |   Milestone:  Not Triaged  
          Component:  ofw - open firmware  |     Version:  not specified
         Resolution:                       |    Keywords:               
        Next_action:  add to build         |    Verified:  0            
Deployment_affected:                       |   Blockedby:               
           Blocking:                       |  

Comment(by dsd):

 Thanks for the quick fix. I've confirmed that padding a zero to the
 initramfs in question (to meet a divisible-by-4 file size) avoids the

 No need for an immediate release; we will want to maintain compatibility
 with old firmware releases for XO-1.75, so I am adding a workaround in the
 kernel builder (append zeros to the initramfs to meet a 4 byte boundary).

 I guess XO-1/XO-1.5 is unaffected, and for XO-4 we don't have to do the
 "maintain compatibility" dance yet, so this will be limited to just

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/12107#comment:2>
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