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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/8] x86 boot: allow overlapping ebda and efi memmap memory ranges
    hpa wrote:
    > Realistically, we need the infrastructure to be able to make paranoia
    > reservations, and you need to be able to deal with later finding they
    > are actually in use.

    While the tone of your reply sounds like something I would naturally
    agree with, I can't actually figure out what you mean in this case ;).

    In particular, Peter, would you agree/disagree/other with the direction
    that Huang and I agreed to last night:

    > Would you recommend doing this with code in arch/x86/kernel/head.c,
    > that did not invoke reserve_ebda_region() if efi_enabled was set?

    I won't rest till it's the best ...
    Programmer, Linux Scalability
    Paul Jackson <> 1.940.382.4214

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