Re: [Linux-ia64] [PATCH] arch/ia64/kernel/efi.c

From: Andreas Schwab <>
Date: 2002-07-26 23:50:03
John Marvin <> writes:

|> In doing some testing, I discovered the the mem= kernel command line option
|> doesn't behave as expected for zx1 based machines. The current implementation
|> assumes that memory starts at physical address zero and is physically
|> contiguous, i.e. the mem= value is used as a limit on the physical address,
|> rather than specifying the maximum physical memory to use.

IMHO the current behaviour is still useful.  For example to make sure you
have only memory below 4G you can say "mem=4G".


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Received on Fri Jul 26 06:50:10 2002

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