[coreboot] Resource Allocation discussion
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue Dec 2 15:00:56 CET 2008
On 02.12.2008 14:59, Myles Watson wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger [mailto:c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net]
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 4:45 AM
>> To: Stefan Reinauer
>> Cc: Myles Watson; Coreboot
>> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Resource Allocation discussion
>> On 02.12.2008 12:36, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>>> Myles Watson wrote:
>>>> - From an earlier thread with Carl-Daniel it sounded like there are
>>>> fixed locations for APICs that need to be avoided. Where should these
>>>> be avoided?
>>> The right way to do this is create devices for them that hold fixed
>>> address resources.
>> Sounds good to me. We just have to make sure that fixed address
>> resources are allowed even if they are between DEVICE_MEM_HIGH and
> Fixed resources right now just get skipped. They're not even considered by
> the allocator. I think it might be nice to do some sort of sanity check,
> but ...
A nice warning message for overlapping resources would be helpful.
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