[SeaBIOS] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] add 40-48 bit RAM range to seabios

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Sep 17 20:49:05 CEST 2010

On 09/17/2010 06:11 AM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 07:53:12AM -0500, Anthony Liguori wrote:
>> On 09/16/2010 08:47 PM, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
>>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 07:15:28PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
>>>> This uses a new cmos port at 0x5e that shall read zero to be backwards
>>>> compatible.
>>> It looks okay to me.  Can you provide an Acked-by from one of the qemu
>>> or kvm maintainers?
>> Is CMOS the best place to communicate this (as opposed to fw_cfg)?
>> I know we currently expose memory size via CMOS but perhaps it's
>> better to switch to a 64-bit fw_cfg value.
> I'd personally prefer fw_cfg.
> Also, another possibility would be to stop sending an absolute max and
> to instead send a map of memory.  The latter would allow for
> non-contiguous memory.

That would be highly useful for testing purposes.


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