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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.24] mm: BadRAM support for broken memory
Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * devzero@web.de <devzero@web.de> wrote:
>
>>> What is wrong with mem=exactmap?
>> probably no ordinary user knows how to use it instead of badram?
>> http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse/2007-04/msg00501.html
>>
>> someone please show us how to use that instead of badram or how this
>> can replace what badram does.
>
> as i said it in another reply to this thread, it would be perfectly
> acceptable for upstream to merge an easier to use boot option - be that
> badmem=addr$size or excludemem=addr$size. Please send a patch :-)
>

It already called:

memmap=addr$size


... and has been implemented for years. Does the badram patch do
anything different? (And yes, I agree the $/@/# is ugly.)

-hpa


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