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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Prevent reserving RAM in the region already reserved by BIOS
On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Mathieu Rondonneau
<> wrote:
> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 5:12 AM, Alan Cox <> wrote:
>> On Wed, 19 May 2010 17:01:41 -0700
>> Mathieu Rondonneau <> wrote:
>>> it' s not in ISA space.
>>> once loading the NVIDIA driver, the warnign oops shows up.
>>> 4K starting at 0x9f800 (i.e. to 0xa007ff) overlap with the ISA space
>>> (starting at 0xa0000).
>> If this is the proprietary Nvidia driver you need to take the matter up
>> with Nvidia. I assume they are trying to remap chunks of the EBA for some
>> reason.
>> And please can you not top post to this list, it makes it very hard to
>> follow when you are replying in a different order to everyone else.
>> Alan
> Thanks Alan, I will post on NVIDIA forum. Thanks for the feedback.
> Yinghai, your patch had some missing parameter for the sanitize function.
> It does fixes the bios side (/proc/iomem) that now shows only aligned sections.
> But it does not prevent the Nvidia driver to try to allocate on non-4K
> align (i.e. if this is what' s happening).
> Thanks for the help,
> -Mathieu

Found on Nvidia forum that they are aware of the problem. They said
that this will be fixed in the next driver version.


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