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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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