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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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