[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] Read size of installed memory from LinuxBIOS table
wmb at firmworks.com
Fri Oct 12 01:47:34 CEST 2007
Torsten Duwe wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 October 2007, Jens Freimann wrote:
>> this patch makes OFW read the size of installed RAM from the LinuxBIOS
>> table instead of fetching it from mem-info-pa.
> This nicely replaces my ugly hack. The only 2 qestions remaining are how a
> loaded Linux kernel gets the memory info: via LB-Tables or OFW devtree?
> Preferably both possible ways, I'd say. Weren't there patches on LKML ages
> ago? And the other is about memory > 4GB: lb-memsize accepts 64-bit
It would probably be a good idea to make the root node and the memory
node have 2-cell addresses.
> But good work nonetheless!
> Acked-by: Torsten Duwe <duwe at lst.de>
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