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    SubjectRe: mem=16MB laptop testing
    Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> wrote:
    >
    > [PATCH] memsetup fixes (again)
    >
    > The mem= fixes from Red Hat's tree had a small bug:
    > if mem= was not actually used with the additional features, but
    > int plain old way, is used the value as the size of memory it
    > wants, not the upper limit. The problem with this is that there
    > is a small difference due to memory holes.
    >
    > I had one report of a person using mem= to reduce memory size for
    > a broken i386 chipset thaty only supports 64MB cached and the rest
    > as mtd/slram device for swap. I got broken as the boundaries changed.
    >
    >
    > Assuming this patch is correct, it needs forward porting to 2.6

    I'll queue up a patch to do that.


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