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

> On Sun, 16 Jul 2006 10:55:30 +0200
> Edgar Hucek <hostmaster@ed-soft.at> 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.

Eric
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