[coreboot] MPTable can not be high-memory on Linux
mingo at elte.hu
Sun Feb 22 23:58:47 CET 2009
* Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 01:33:35PM -0800, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> > >>> BIOS-e820: 0000000000090000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
> > >>> BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000003f7f0000 (usable)
> > >>> BIOS-e820: 000000003f7f0000 - 0000000040000000 (reserved)
> > >>> found SMP MP-table at [c00f9fc0] 000f9fc0
> > that should work for a long time.
> > 0xf9fc0 < 1M is quite < max_low_pfn, so wonder why bootmem could panic.
> On this machine the mptable "floating" structure is at
> 0xf9fc0. It points to the rest of the table which is in the
> 0x3f7f0000 area.
> Note, that this is on a Coreboot+SeaBIOS machine - so we can
> change the bios. However, the mptable spec does allow for
> part of the table to be high memory.
yes, and i'd prefer if it worked fine even if it's that high.
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