[coreboot] [PATCH] RAMTOP fixes

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 18:42:53 CEST 2010

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Sorry, I got interrupted.  It was supposed to be:
>> > Do we have any multiprocessors that still use CONFIG_RAMBASE < 1M?
>> >
>> I think we should generally #define RAMBASE for x86 architectures to
>> (above) 1MB and remove it from Kconfig.
>> It will allow us to simplify CAR and make the different CPUs' CAR code
>> look more alike
> I think that's a great idea.  Extra complexity has never helped us.
> For RAMTOP would we have to play some tricks to figure out how big
> coreboot_ram was if RAMTOP isn't a config variable?  The fam10 boards use a
> lot of RAM right now.

Excellent idea!

Myles, is there ever a case where RAMTOP would be so low that the
fam10 boards would run out of RAM? What is the need for RAMTOP?


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