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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 6/6] sparc64: use early_res and nobootmem
    On 03/10/2010 01:33 PM, David Miller wrote:
    > From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
    > Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 13:30:35 -0800 (PST)
    >
    >> From: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
    >> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 13:24:27 -0800
    >>
    >>> use early_res/fw_memmap to replace lmb, so could use early_res replace bootme
    >>> later.
    >>>
    >>> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
    >>
    >> Why? What does early_res/fw_memmap do that lmb cannot?

    try to remove bootmem layer.

    >
    > Also, if you're going to use this on non-x86 systems you're
    > going to have to get rid of "e820" from the interface names.

    sure.

    Yinghai


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