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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] x86, efi: Calling __pa() with an ioremap'd address is invalid
    On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 12:36:13PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

    > Yes, I think it makes a lot of sense. If we need to introduce new
    > meta-types to deal with the fact that there are EFI types that don't map
    > to E820, then so be it... and this is *exactly* why we want the EFI
    > setup stub to be part of the kernel image and not off in a separate
    > bootloader, requiring a stable interface...

    I don't disagree, it's just going to be an absolute pain to manage that
    in a secure boot world. Looking at the code, we actually already seem to
    have decided to start just making up E820 types, so maybe we should just
    do that...

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    Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org


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