[coreboot] [PATCH] Promote heap sizing to first-class Kconfig citizenship.

Joe Korty joe.korty at ccur.com
Sat May 15 04:18:54 CEST 2010

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 05:38:04PM -0400, ron minnich wrote:
> Joe, we have visited this type of issue from time to time. The heap
> size, if it is related to a mainboard (and it is) belongs in the
> mainboard Kconfig and should not be user-visible. The reason is that
> if it is visible then that visibility implies that it can be safely
> changed, much as the baud rate can be safely changed. That is clearly
> wrong: many values of heap size will result in a locked up platform.

Hi Ron,
Thanks for the update.  I haven't had any problems
increasing heap size but that could just be my motherboard.

What failure modes become possible when the heap size
is increased?


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