[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH] e820 table correction
rminnich at gmail.com
Sun Feb 4 19:03:14 CET 2007
On 2/4/07, Andi Kleen <ak at suse.de> wrote:
> On Sunday 04 February 2007 11:45, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > On Sunday 04 February 2007 03:39, yhlu wrote:
> > >> commit dbf9272e863bf4b17ee8e3c66c26682b2061d40d
> > >> Author: Andi Kleen <ak at suse.de>
> > >> Date: Tue Sep 26 10:52:36 2006 +0200
> > >>
> > >> [PATCH] Don't force reserve the 640k-1MB range
> > >
> > > Ok, but if that breaks LinuxBios then the problem is clearly in LinuxBIOS
> > > and needs to be fixed there.
> > Why? Is LinuxBIOS breaking some standard here?
> If anything between 640K and 1MB isn't memory it should report
> that properly in the e820 map.
Andi, I just reread Roman's original note. I am re-attaching it. It
does seem to me that there is some problem in how linux is handling
the map. Or am I missing something here? We're happy to fix any
linuxbios issues, I just can't see any LinuxBIOS issues in the bug
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