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    SubjectRe: IBM Thinkpad G41 PCMCIA problems
    On Sun, Feb 20, 2005 at 10:52:12AM +0100, David Härdeman wrote:
    > e820 map:
    > BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
    > BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009f000 (usable)
    > BIOS-e820: 000000000009f000 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
    > BIOS-e820: 00000000000ce000 - 00000000000d0000 (reserved)
    > BIOS-e820: 00000000000dc000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
    > BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000000f6f0000 (usable)
    > BIOS-e820: 000000000f6f0000 - 000000000f700000 (reserved)
    > BIOS-e820: 000000000f700000 - 000000003f6f0000 (usable)
    > BIOS-e820: 000000003f6f0000 - 000000003f6f8000 (ACPI data)
    > BIOS-e820: 000000003f6f8000 - 000000003f6fa000 (ACPI NVS)
    > BIOS-e820: 000000003f700000 - 0000000040000000 (reserved)
    > BIOS-e820: 00000000ff800000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
    > 118MB HIGHMEM available.
    > 896MB LOWMEM available.
    >
    > Is the hole between 0x36f6fa000 and 0x3f700000?

    Looks like it.

    > And what would be the proper way of fixing it (assuming that IBM won't
    > issue a fixed BIOS)?

    Try passing:

    reserve=0x3f6fa000,0x6000

    to the kernel.

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    Russell King
    Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
    maintainer of: 2.6 PCMCIA - http://pcmcia.arm.linux.org.uk/
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