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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] x86: mtrr_cleanup try gran_size to less than 1M
On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 3:33 PM, Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 3:03 PM, J.A. Magallón <jamagallon@ono.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 29 Sep 2008 18:54:12 -0700, Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> so start from 64k instead of 1M
>>>
>>
>> Or there is something I don't catch about mtrrs, or it still does silly
>> things.
>>
>> I have an ASUS PCDL, dual xeon, 2Gb of memory. Mtrrs after cleanup are:
>>
>> werewolf:/proc> cat mtrr
>> reg00: base=0x00000000 ( 0MB), size=1024MB: write-back, count=1
>> reg01: base=0x40000000 (1024MB), size= 512MB: write-back, count=1
>> reg02: base=0x60000000 (1536MB), size= 256MB: write-back, count=1
>> reg03: base=0x70000000 (1792MB), size= 128MB: write-back, count=1
>> reg04: base=0x78000000 (1920MB), size= 64MB: write-back, count=1
>> reg05: base=0x7c000000 (1984MB), size= 64MB: write-back, count=1
>> reg06: base=0x7ff00000 (2047MB), size= 1MB: uncachable, count=1
>>
>> So it adds a last WB zone, but substracts the last 1Mb. (Why do
>> I have that stupid uncacheable mb ? probably a bios issue...)
>> But those two 64 mb zones could be add to a 128Mb, that new one
>> with previous to 256Mb and so on, giving something like:
>>
>> reg00: base=0x00000000 ( 0MB), size=2048MB: write-back, count=1
>> reg01: base=0x7ff00000 (2047MB), size= 1MB: uncachable, count=1
>>
>> Is this incorrect ?
>>
>
> can you boot with mtrr_cleanup_debug?
>
> also what is /proc/mtrr with disable_mtrr_cleanup?

are you on latest tip/master?

YH
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