Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at
Mon Nov 25 17:22:00 CET 2002

"Ronald G. Minnich" <rminnich at> writes:

> On 25 Nov 2002, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > Except for the Athlons?  Which control this in the CPU?
> yes but ... that's a test for cpuid.
> > For the most part we should just enable these area in LinuxBIOS.  
> For motherboards that will work if we do that. There are still weirdo ones 
> out there that need some part of the a0000-fffff to not be ram.

Not being able to make [0xa0000-0xc0000) ram is pretty common.  

For the case of ADLO if LinuxBIOS can't make the areas it cares about
RAM, than you can't run ADLO.  It is as simple as that.


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