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SubjectRe: [patch] Fix BIOS-e820 end address
Keshavamurthy, Anil S wrote:
> Subject: [patch] Fix BIOS-e820 end address
>
> --snip of boot message--
> BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
> BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 00000000000a0000 (usable)
> BIOS-e820: 00000000000f0000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
> BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000007fe8cc00 (usable)
> ----end snip---
>
> As you see from above the address 0000000000100000 is both
> shown as reserved and usable which is confusing.
>

I think this is consistent with many other kernel interfaces (such as
/proc/X/maps) where the end address is taken to be exclusive: [0xf0000,
0x100000).
J
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