[coreboot] FW: Two test result(linux+2G-RAM>10minutes and install ubuntu8.10) of vx800 patch

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Feb 5 14:36:56 CET 2009

On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 11:33:02AM +0800, JasonZhao at viatech.com.cn wrote:
> My VX800 bug of "boot linux with 2G mem >10 minutes" has been proved to
> be the problem of MTRR setting.  Thanks for Carldani, Rudolf and Bari.
> 1 The root cause is:
> 1) The free memory I report to coreboot through ram_resource is [0,
> 1983M=2G-64M(Framebuffer)-1M(TOP 1M SM Memory)].  If I report [0,
> 1984M=2G-64M(Framebuffer)], then all is OK.

Is "SM Memory" the memory used by System Management Mode?  Shouldn't
this memory be cached anyway?


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