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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.24] mm: BadRAM support for broken memory
On Sat, 8 Mar 2008, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> > 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.)

I admit that I haven't examined badram too closely, but I think that what
it has in addition to what you can get by simple 'memmap=..' is that it
allows you to use bitmasks to mask particular address patterns.

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Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs



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