[lkml]   [2007]   [Jun]   [6]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH] trim memory not covered by WB MTRRs

On Wed, 6 Jun 2007, Jesse Barnes wrote:

> On Wednesday, June 6, 2007 3:13 pm Justin Piszcz wrote:
>> On Wed, 6 Jun 2007, Jesse Barnes wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, June 6, 2007 3:03 pm Justin Piszcz wrote:
>>>> Mem: 8039620k total, 7936472k used, 103148k free, 708k
>>>> buffers Mem: 8039608k total, 969380k used, 7070228k free,
>>>> 1232k buffers
>>>> I am curious, why does the patch != the mem=8832M?
>>> I'm not sure... can you post your e820 map from boot and the
>>> contents of /proc/mtrr? Maybe my patch is trimming off a few too
>>> many pages, or maybe 8832M isn't quite right and actually ends up
>>> leaving you with a few uncached pages.
>>> Jesse
>> Unless you know of some other way I can capture the output, it only
>> starts showing the dmesg from [50..] onward.
> Did you boot the kernel with the 'debug' option? Maybe your dmesg
> buffer is too small (there's a config option for that iirc).
> Jesse

Nope, I booted with only netconsole= options. I have a lot of HW in the
box and I guess the buffer is too small. Not sure where to change it in
the kernel. Looking..
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2007-06-07 00:29    [W:0.046 / U:20.268 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site