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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 6/6] sparc64: use early_res and nobootmem
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From: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 13:34:01 -0800

> On 03/10/2010 01:33 PM, David Miller wrote:
>> From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
>> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 13:30:35 -0800 (PST)
>>
>>> From: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
>>> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 13:24:27 -0800
>>>
>>>> use early_res/fw_memmap to replace lmb, so could use early_res replace bootme
>>>> later.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
>>>
>>> Why? What does early_res/fw_memmap do that lmb cannot?
>
> try to remove bootmem layer.

And LMB cannot fill this void with some minor modifications?


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