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    SubjectRe: x86: memtest bootparam
    On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 6:33 AM, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
    > Hi!
    >
    >
    > > Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org> wrote:
    > >
    > > > Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c64df70793a9c344874eb4af19f85e0662d2d3ee
    > > > Commit: c64df70793a9c344874eb4af19f85e0662d2d3ee
    > > > Parent: 9b967106da0357ef8b08847dce35584a04134f20
    > > > Author: Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel.send@gmail.com>
    > > > AuthorDate: Fri Mar 21 18:56:19 2008 -0700
    > > > Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
    > > > CommitDate: Thu Apr 17 17:41:21 2008 +0200
    > > >
    > > > x86: memtest bootparam
    > > >
    > > > ...
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > + memtest= [KNL,X86_64] Enable memtest
    > > > + Format: <integer>
    > > > + range: 0,4 : pattern number
    > > > + default : 0 <disable>
    > >
    > > OK. Did the new memtest feature get documented anywhere, btw? I'm only
    > > vaguely aware of its existence.
    >
    > Actually it would be nice if memtest was global, not x86-specific,
    > feature.
    >
    > I had some fun with arm running with 256mb, when only 128mb was
    > present. It booted succesfully...

    depends if you have find_e820_area_size in you platform. that need
    reserve_early...

    maybe we need to make reserve_early generic at first.

    YH


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