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SubjectRe: kexec reboot code buffer
William Lee Irwin III <wli@holomorphy.com> writes:
>> Seriously, just plop down the fresh zone type and all will be well.
>> It's really incredibly easy.

On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 12:28:04AM -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> I will certainly take a look, tracing through that code can get a little
> hairy.

It can really be approached much more cavalierly than that. The only
extant example aside from the original ZONE_DMA32 implementation I've
seen is Simon Winwood's MPSS patch, which needed something on the order
of 10 lines of code for a fresh zone type (for one arch).

And most of the bulk of the ZONE_DMA32 implementation was stringing up
the block layer to utilize it, not inserting the new zone type itself.


-- wli
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