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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?

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