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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] x86, efi: Add an efi= kernel command line parameter
On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 08:54:50PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> We want both to be available when we're making the call, but I think
> we should probably enter via the high addresses. The only reason we're
> doing this at all is that some systems don't update all of their
> pointers from physical mode, and we'd prefer them to work rather than
> fault...

Actually, we do the 1:1 thing so that EFI runtime works in a kexec
kernel too. Which won't work if we use the high addresses.

However, if we can use the 1:1 map *after* SetVirtualAddressMap() has
been called with the high mappings, then my issue is solved - we drop
to using 1:1 in the kexec kernel only. But I don't think that is the
case...

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