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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5 v2] x86 boot: various E820 & EFI related fixes - what changed in v2

* Paul Jackson <> wrote:

> The following patches differ from their previous versions,
> submitted a week ago, on the evening of Sun, 15 Jun 2008,
> in the following ways:
> 1) The "x86_64 build reserve_bootmem_generic fix" patch
> is dropped, because it is already fixed in linux-next.
> Thanks to Yinghai Lu.
> 2) The "allow overlapping ebda and efi memmap memory ranges"
> patch is reworked. Instead of allowing overlapping early
> memory reservations on EFI boots, rather it allows
> particular early memory reservations to overlap, if they
> have been so marked. Only the EBDA "BIOS reserved"
> reservation is so marked for now; only it can overlap.
> Thanks to H. Peter Anvin and Huang Ying.
> 3) The patches "remap efi systab runtime from phys to virt"
> and "virtualize the efi runtime function callback addresses"
> are dropped. They were incorrect. I fixed my EFI firmware
> to follow the spec instead. Thanks to Huang Ying.

applied to tip/x86/setup-memory, thanks Paul.

( the review feedback from Peter still needs to be addressed before the
memmap-from-EFI portion of your changes can be considered for
upstream. See Should be pretty
straightforward. )


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