RE: [Linux-ia64] Problem with elilo 3.3a

From: Sluder, Charles <Charles.Sluder_at_UNISYS.com>
Date: 2003-02-15 17:28:09
Looks like it might be a problem in EFI.  I traced through BS->GetMemMap()
and the corruption in the returned memory map are left over data in fields
that are not being filled in by the function call.

-chuck



-----Original Message-----
From: David Mosberger [mailto:davidm@napali.hpl.hp.com]
Sent: Friday, February 14, 2003 12:35 AM
To: eranian@hpl.hp.com
Cc: linux-ia64@linuxia64.org; David Mosberger
Subject: Re: [Linux-ia64] Problem with elilo 3.3a


>>>>> On Thu, 13 Feb 2003 23:28:28 -0800, Stephane Eranian
<eranian@frankl.hpl.hp.com> said:

  Stephane> The bootloader obtains the memory map from EFI. The map is
  Stephane> stored into a region specifically allocated by elilo. The
  Stephane> bootparam structure passes the address of the table and
  Stephane> its size to the kernel.

Ah, that's how I thought it worked.  I misunderstood your previous
mail (on re-reading it, it's clear though... ;-).

Thanks,

	--david

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