Re: [PATCH] Updated /proc/iomem patch

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2005-09-15 04:32:46
On Wednesday 14 September 2005 10:45 am, Khalid Aziz wrote:
> Here is an updated patch that makes /proc/iomem include information
> about system RAM as well. This makes /proc/iomem on ia64 look like it
> does on x86 and also enables kexec-tools to work on ia64.

> void 
> efi_initialize_iomem_resources(struct resource *code_resource,
>                               struct resource *data_resource)

This function looks pretty generic.  There *are* some small
differences between the i386 and ia64 versions, but I think
this would be a good opportunity to factor those out and move
the common code into drivers/firmware/efi.

There have already been bugs (i.e., broken dependencies on
memory descriptor size) that would have been avoided if i386
and ia64 used common code.
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