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Subject[PATCH] reserve 64bit resources on x86_64
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Andi,

The hack from the i386 kernel to not reserve 64bit resource regions
appears to have made it into x86_64. Since struct resource is 64bit
on 64bit architectures this is completely unnecessary, and dangerous
if the kernel ever assigns a 64bit BAR.

Eric


diff -uNr linux-2.6.8.1-ioapic-virtwire-on-shutdown.x86_64/arch/x86_64/kernel/e820.c linux-2.6.8.1-e820-64bit.x86_64/arch/x86_64/kernel/e820.c
--- linux-2.6.8.1-ioapic-virtwire-on-shutdown.x86_64/arch/x86_64/kernel/e820.c Wed Aug 18 14:54:30 2004
+++ linux-2.6.8.1-e820-64bit.x86_64/arch/x86_64/kernel/e820.c Wed Aug 18 14:59:34 2004
@@ -185,8 +185,6 @@
int i;
for (i = 0; i < e820.nr_map; i++) {
struct resource *res;
- if (e820.map[i].addr + e820.map[i].size > 0x100000000ULL)
- continue;
res = alloc_bootmem_low(sizeof(struct resource));
switch (e820.map[i].type) {
case E820_RAM: res->name = "System RAM"; break;
-
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