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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] trim memory not covered by WB MTRRs
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    On Wednesday, June 6, 2007 3:13 pm Justin Piszcz wrote:
    > On Wed, 6 Jun 2007, Jesse Barnes wrote:
    > > On Wednesday, June 6, 2007 3:03 pm Justin Piszcz wrote:
    > >> Mem: 8039620k total, 7936472k used, 103148k free, 708k
    > >> buffers Mem: 8039608k total, 969380k used, 7070228k free,
    > >> 1232k buffers
    > >>
    > >> I am curious, why does the patch != the mem=8832M?
    > >
    > > I'm not sure... can you post your e820 map from boot and the
    > > contents of /proc/mtrr? Maybe my patch is trimming off a few too
    > > many pages, or maybe 8832M isn't quite right and actually ends up
    > > leaving you with a few uncached pages.
    > >
    > > Jesse
    >
    > Unless you know of some other way I can capture the output, it only
    > starts showing the dmesg from [50..] onward.

    Did you boot the kernel with the 'debug' option? Maybe your dmesg
    buffer is too small (there's a config option for that iirc).

    Jesse
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