[coreboot] [PATCH] version 2, Generate multiboot tables after and from coreboot tables
juhe at iki.fi
Tue Aug 31 17:27:54 CEST 2010
On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 21:46 +0200, Patrick Georgi wrote:
> Am 30.08.2010 20:54, schrieb Juhana Helovuo:
> > Hello,
> > The attached patch adds all the memory memory ranges in the coreboot
> > tables also to the multiboot tables. It is useful e.g. when booting
> > Linux with Grub2 payload, since then Linux gets the Coreboot memory map
> > via multiboot tables.
> > This patch causes multiboot table to be located in memory before
> > coreboot tables, but it seemed to cause no harm for me.
> > Signed-off-by: Juhana Helovuo <juhe at iki.fi>
> I like the change, except for the #if 0 section. Could that code be
> removed entirely, or is there a reason for keeping it?
> Also, what's up with reserved_mem_count? Does that serve any purpose
> other than dumping the multiboot tables?
Ok, here is attached 2nd version of the patch. It is the simpler
alternative (#2) outlined in my previous mail.
Signed-off-by: Juhana Helovuo <juhe at iki.fi>
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