[v4,4/8] init: add support for zstd compressed kernel
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Message ID 20200401053913.216783-5-nickrterrell@gmail.com
State New
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  • Add support for ZSTD-compressed kernel and initramfs
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Nick Terrell April 1, 2020, 5:39 a.m. UTC
From: Nick Terrell <terrelln@fb.com>

* Adds the zstd cmd to scripts/Makefile.lib
* Adds the HAVE_KERNEL_ZSTD and KERNEL_ZSTD options

Architecture specific support is still needed for decompression.

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Tested-by: Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Nick Terrell <terrelln@fb.com>
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 init/Kconfig         | 15 ++++++++++++++-
 scripts/Makefile.lib | 15 +++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
index 20a6ac33761c..9b646a25918e 100644
--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -173,13 +173,16 @@  config HAVE_KERNEL_LZO
 config HAVE_KERNEL_LZ4
 	bool
 
+config HAVE_KERNEL_ZSTD
+	bool
+
 config HAVE_KERNEL_UNCOMPRESSED
 	bool
 
 choice
 	prompt "Kernel compression mode"
 	default KERNEL_GZIP
-	depends on HAVE_KERNEL_GZIP || HAVE_KERNEL_BZIP2 || HAVE_KERNEL_LZMA || HAVE_KERNEL_XZ || HAVE_KERNEL_LZO || HAVE_KERNEL_LZ4 || HAVE_KERNEL_UNCOMPRESSED
+	depends on HAVE_KERNEL_GZIP || HAVE_KERNEL_BZIP2 || HAVE_KERNEL_LZMA || HAVE_KERNEL_XZ || HAVE_KERNEL_LZO || HAVE_KERNEL_LZ4 || HAVE_KERNEL_ZSTD || HAVE_KERNEL_UNCOMPRESSED
 	help
 	  The linux kernel is a kind of self-extracting executable.
 	  Several compression algorithms are available, which differ
@@ -258,6 +261,16 @@  config KERNEL_LZ4
 	  is about 8% bigger than LZO. But the decompression speed is
 	  faster than LZO.
 
+config KERNEL_ZSTD
+	bool "ZSTD"
+	depends on HAVE_KERNEL_ZSTD
+	help
+	  ZSTD is a compression algorithm targeting intermediate compression
+	  with fast decompression speed. It will compress better than GZIP and
+	  decompress around the same speed as LZO, but slower than LZ4. You
+	  will need at least 192 KB RAM or more for booting. The zstd command
+	  line tools is required for compression.
+
 config KERNEL_UNCOMPRESSED
 	bool "None"
 	depends on HAVE_KERNEL_UNCOMPRESSED
diff --git a/scripts/Makefile.lib b/scripts/Makefile.lib
index 752ff0a225a9..4b99893efa3d 100644
--- a/scripts/Makefile.lib
+++ b/scripts/Makefile.lib
@@ -394,6 +394,21 @@  quiet_cmd_xzkern = XZKERN  $@
 quiet_cmd_xzmisc = XZMISC  $@
       cmd_xzmisc = cat $(real-prereqs) | xz --check=crc32 --lzma2=dict=1MiB > $@
 
+# ZSTD
+# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
+# Appends the uncompressed size of the data using size_append. The .zst
+# format has the size information available at the beginning of the file too,
+# but it's in a more complex format and it's good to avoid changing the part
+# of the boot code that reads the uncompressed size.
+# Note that the bytes added by size_append will make the zstd tool think that
+# the file is corrupt. This is expected.
+
+quiet_cmd_zstd = ZSTD    $@
+cmd_zstd = (cat $(filter-out FORCE,$^) | \
+	zstd -19 && \
+        $(call size_append, $(filter-out FORCE,$^))) > $@ || \
+	(rm -f $@ ; false)
+
 # ASM offsets
 # ---------------------------------------------------------------------------