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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] Add efi e820 memory mapping on x86 [try #1]
Andrew Morton <> writes:

> On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 10:55:30 +0200
> Edgar Hucek <> wrote:
>> This Patch add an efi e820 memory mapping.
> Why?

The x86 architecture needs a way to represent the firmware supplied
memory map in a way that later code can query what is in the map. The
easiest way to do this is simply to convert the efi memory map into
an e820 memory map.

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