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SubjectRe: [2.6.27] overlapping early reservations [was: early exception - lockdep related?]
On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Luca Tettamanti <kronos.it@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 9:35 PM, Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Luca Tettamanti <kronos.it@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 8:04 PM, Yinghai Lu <yhlu.kernel@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 10:54 AM, Luca Tettamanti <kronos.it@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> can you post boot log with working kernel + "debug"?
>>>
>>> This is the map of the early reservations (will send the dmesg + debug later):
>>>
>>> [ 0.000000] (6 early reservations) ==> bootmem [0000000000 - 00bbf90000]
>>> [ 0.000000] #0 [0000000000 - 0000001000] BIOS data page ==>
>>> [0000000000 - 0000001000]
>>> [ 0.000000] #1 [0000006000 - 0000008000] TRAMPOLINE ==>
>>> [0000006000 - 0000008000]
>>> [ 0.000000] #2 [0000200000 - 0000d012b8] TEXT DATA BSS ==>
>>> [0000200000 - 0000d012b8]
>>> [ 0.000000] #3 [00037dc000 - 00040fe2d9] RAMDISK ==>
>>> [00037dc000 - 00040fe2d9]
>>> [ 0.000000] #4 [000009c800 - 0000100000] BIOS reserved ==>
>>> [000009c800 - 0000100000]
>>> [ 0.000000] #5 [0000008000 - 000000b000] PGTABLE ==>
>>> [0000008000 - 000000b000]
>>>
>>> As a side note: I've bigger older (2.6.26) kernels that boots fine,
>>> and smaller 2.6.27 kernels that do not work, e.g. this one:
>>
>> that could explain sth. big kernel use more, and lilo put ramdisk
>> high from 0x37dc000
>>
>>>
>>> Overlapping early reservations b71000-effb43 RAMDISK to 200000-c84ecf
>>> TEXT DATA BSS
>>
>> need to figure out, lilo put ramdisk so low...
>>
>> need to know e820 table layout...
>
> BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
> BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009c800 (usable)
> BIOS-e820: 000000000009c800 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
> BIOS-e820: 00000000000e4000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
> BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 00000000bbf90000 (usable)
> BIOS-e820: 00000000bbf90000 - 00000000bbf9e000 (ACPI data)
> BIOS-e820: 00000000bbf9e000 - 00000000bbfe0000 (ACPI NVS)
> BIOS-e820: 00000000bbfe0000 - 00000000bc000000 (reserved)
> BIOS-e820: 00000000fee00000 - 00000000fee01000 (reserved)
> BIOS-e820: 00000000ffb00000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
> last_pfn = 0xbbf90 max_arch_pfn = 0x3ffffffff
>
> dmesg is attached, but I haven't rebooted yet.

so some config works, others not?

YH


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