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

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-07-27 01:05:16
>>>>> On Fri, 26 Jul 2002 15:13:22 +0100, Matthew Wilcox <> said:

  Matthew> On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 03:50:03PM +0200, Andreas Schwab
  Matthew> wrote:
  >> IMHO the current behaviour is still useful.  For example to make
  >> sure you have only memory below 4G you can say "mem=4G".

  Matthew> maybe it's useful, but it's not what the option is
  Matthew> specified to do:

  Matthew>         mem=nn[KMG] [KNL,BOOT] force use of a specific
  Matthew> amount of memory; to be used when the kernel is not able to
  Matthew> see the whole system memory or for test.

I definitely want the old behavior.  But we can rename the old
behavior to "memlimit" or something like that.  I'd be happy to apply
such a patch.

Received on Fri Jul 26 08:06:59 2002

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