Re: IA64 memory

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2005-02-21 02:57:43
On Sun, Feb 20, 2005 at 04:48:50PM +0530, Vaibhav Sharma wrote:
> The memory map from efi is also defined for locations more than that
> which is available (I had 6GB of RAM on the machine, but the memory
> map covered addresses more than 6GB). I could not understand why it
> does so...

The memory in the machine isn't necessarily contiguous.  For example, an
hp zx1 machine would map 6GB of memory at 0-1GB then 257-260GB, then 4-6GB

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