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Re: [opensuse-support] reboot and shutdown not completing
  • From: Maximilian Trummer <maximilian@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:25:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <4462572.ZA51P9LzAU@thinkpad>
Am Mittwoch, 12. September 2018, 18:57:24 CEST schrieb mike:
Hi,

Running Tumbleweed...is this a known problem...unable to reboot
or shut down with an nvme ssd?? Running with a Ryzen 2700 and

Gigabyte 470 aorus ultra gaming motherboard...Thanks for any help...

mike

After a little digging I found the likely culprit, it's a known issue with AMD
AGESA and the Linux kernel compile option 'CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_SP_PSP:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1608242
https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/59483
http://forum.asrock.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=9179&title=new-asrock-x470-taichi-uefi-150

Quote from the RedHat Bugzilla:
Good news, I have received a reply from AMD regarding the issue after
submitting further information as gathered above and from other sources.

Quote:
It would appear that the BIOS/firmware is advertising it supports SEV, when
in fact it doesn't. We currently don't have a timeout associated with the
SEV commands and so the module load is stuck - which would also explain the
KVM issue.

The current approach is to add a timeout to the kernel that stops things
sticking forever and submit that to the current stable releases.

A fix is also underway, but it will take a while to reach Tumbleweed or the
Leap stable kernel probably:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/herbert/crypto-2.6.git/
commit/?id=3702a0585e64d70d5bf73bf3e943b8d6005b72c1

regards
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