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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] Add efi e820 memory mapping on x86 [try #1]
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Mon, 24 Jul 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>> This Patch add an efi e820 memory mapping.
>>>
>> Why?
>
> EFI is this other Intel brain-damage (the first one being ACPI). It's
> totally different from a normal BIOS, and was brought on by ia64, which
> never had a BIOS, of course.
>

You're forgetting PXE.

-hpa
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