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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] efi: efi_mem_reserve(): don't reserve through memblock after mm_init()
On Mon, 09 Jan, at 01:31:52PM, Mel Gorman wrote:
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> Well, you could put in a __init global variable about availability into
> mm/memblock.c and then check it in memblock APIs like memblock_reserve()
> to BUG_ON? I know BUG_ON is frowned upon but this is not likely to be a
> situation that can be sensibly recovered.

Indeed. I've only ever seen this situation lead to silent memory
corruption and bitter tears.

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