"Ronald G. Minnich" email@example.com writes:
On 25 Nov 2002, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
Except for the Athlons? Which control this in the CPU?
yes but ... that's a test for cpuid.
For the most part we should just enable these area in LinuxBIOS.
For motherboards that will work if we do that. There are still weirdo ones out there that need some part of the a0000-fffff to not be ram.
Not being able to make [0xa0000-0xc0000) ram is pretty common.
For the case of ADLO if LinuxBIOS can't make the areas it cares about RAM, than you can't run ADLO. It is as simple as that.