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SubjectRe: Corrupted low memory in v3.9+
On 10/17/2013 11:57 AM, Olof Johansson wrote:
>
> And the low memory checker never even ran before, since it had nothing
> to check. Earlier the lower reserved region would be included in the
> e820-reserved area if I read the code correctly, and now it's just
> marked reserved by the memblock code.
>
> I guess it could be argued either way whether this is a regression or
> not; but at the end of the day we now have systems where this warning
> pops when it didn't use to. :(
>

I'm wondering if this is a problem with the low memory checker (the
residual value of which I have to admit to being skeptical of) or
something else.

Could you boot the box with "debug memblock=debug" and earlyprintk
turned on and send the boot output?

-hpa




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