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SubjectRe: Reserving physical memory at boot time
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0212040905230.8842-100000@dragon.pdx.osdl.net>
By author: "Randy.Dunlap" <rddunlap@osdl.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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> Patch for 'mem=exactmap' in 2.4 was submitted several weeks ago and
> Alan merged it into -ac. It does need to be pushed to Marcelo...
>

Once again, with feeling...

DON'T CALL IT mem=.

mem= is part of the boot protocol.
Call it memmap= or something, or you'll break boot loaders in weird
and subtle ways.

-hpa
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