[coreboot] suspend/resume in v3

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Mon Sep 8 14:33:08 CEST 2008

Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Sep 07, 2008 at 10:44:11PM +0200, Rudolf Marek wrote:
>>> Is it doable to determine coreboot RAM location at runtime?
>> Hmm I dont know how v3 works. But ACPI assumes that there must be 8MB 
>> from the 1MB continuous, so maybe we can even do a hole after 8MB ;)
>> (and call it ACPI NVS, for example).
> That wont work.  I read some spec that demanded continuous ram from
> 0-16MB, and I thus inferred that I could put a hole after 16MB.
> Unfortunately after I did this, I found that it broke some linux
> installers.  I believe they had a large initrd which consumed more
> than the first 16MB of ram.
> Putting the hole at the end of ram definitely works though.
Yes, it also makes most sense. This way the memory is not fragmented.

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