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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/12] SFI, x86: hook e820() for memory map initialization
This bothers me... we keep saying that memory map initialization belongs
to the boot loader, and yet we keep doing the opposite. This isn't just
an arbitrary difference, either: it is pretty essential to being able to
use the early range allocator safely.

-hpa


Len Brown wrote:
> From: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
>
> Signed-off-by: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/kernel/e820.c | 5 +++++
> 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
> index c4ca89d..e399d0e 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
> @@ -20,6 +20,7 @@
> #include <linux/pfn.h>
> #include <linux/suspend.h>
> #include <linux/firmware-map.h>
> +#include <linux/sfi.h>
>
> #include <asm/pgtable.h>
> #include <asm/page.h>
> @@ -1437,6 +1438,10 @@ char *__init default_machine_specific_memory_setup(void)
> < 0) {
> u64 mem_size;
>
> + /* if SFI mmap table exists, use SFI to setup e820 mmap */
> + if (!sfi_init_memory_map())
> + return "SFI";
> +
> /* compare results from other methods and take the greater */
> if (boot_params.alt_mem_k
> < boot_params.screen_info.ext_mem_k) {



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