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SubjectRe: [patch] Fix BIOS-e820 end address
On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 02:00:02PM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> Keshavamurthy, Anil S wrote:
> > Subject: [patch] Fix BIOS-e820 end address
> >
> > --snip of boot message--
> > BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
> > BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 00000000000a0000 (usable)
> > BIOS-e820: 00000000000f0000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
> > BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000007fe8cc00 (usable)
> > ----end snip---
> >
> > As you see from above the address 0000000000100000 is both
> > shown as reserved and usable which is confusing.
> >
>
> I think this is consistent with many other kernel interfaces (such as
> /proc/X/maps) where the end address is taken to be exclusive: [0xf0000,
> 0x100000).

Andrew, Please disregard this patch. As Jermy, Jan pointed out, this
will cause more confusions. Thanks.
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