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    SubjectRe: 2.6.26-rc9-git9 doesn't boot on Macintel
    On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 7:44 AM, Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
    > I looked at your dmesg from 2.6.25.10
    >
    > it tried to use mmconfig, and later fall back to conf1, because
    > 1. your MCFG said it support bus [0,255], and range will be
    > [0xf0000000, 0xffffffff]
    > 2. firmware only reserve [0xf0000000, 0xf4000000)
    >
    > and 2.5.25 will not check acp reserved range.
    >
    > from 2.6.26, it will check if the [0xf0000000, 0xffffffff] is reserved
    > via acpi dsdt _crs?
    > it will fail too.
    >
    > So MCFG table is broken.
    >
    > You need to get firmware update from your vendor.
    >
    > or we need to put that system on DMI check to change end_bus_number
    > from 0xff to 0x3f
    >
    > ps: mem=2g will not work, it will can not change mcfg table etc... you
    > need take out 1G ram out.
    >
    > YH
    >

    Well shit man, that sucks...
    how hard is it to do a DMI check?
    regards;

    --
    Justin P. Mattock


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