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SubjectRe: [ACPI] Re: mem= option for broken bioses


Pavel Machek schrieb:

>Hi!
>
>
>
>>>From: Pavel Machek [mailto:pavel@ucw.cz]
>>>I've seen broken bios that did not mark acpi tables in e820
>>>tables. This allows user to override it. Please apply,
>>>
>>>
>>OK, looks reasonable. Can you also gen up a patch documenting this in
>>kernel-parameters.txt?
>>
>>
>
>You can, assuming you took the patch ;-).
>
>
well how can i find the correct value`s to put in ??

> Pavel
>
>--- clean/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt 2003-02-11 17:40:28.000000000 +0100
>+++ linux/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt 2003-02-26 23:43:21.000000000 +0100
>@@ -516,6 +516,10 @@
> [KNL,BOOT] Force usage of a specific region of memory
> Region of memory to be used, from ss to ss+nn.
>
>+ mem=nn[KMG]#ss[KMG]
>+ [KNL,BOOT,ACPI] Mark specific memory as ACPI data.
>+ Region of memory to be used, from ss to ss+nn.
>+
> mem=nopentium [BUGS=IA-32] Disable usage of 4MB pages for kernel
> memory.
>
>
>

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