Re: [PATCH] Updated /proc/iomem patch

From: Khalid Aziz <>
Date: 2005-09-16 02:26:13
On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 10:45 -0600, 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.

I am not sure if marking the memory allocated by bootloader for kernel,
inital ramdisk, EFI memory map and boot parameters as "reserved"
in /proc/iomem is the right thing to do. I have done it this way in the
patch but I would appreciate other opinions.


Khalid Aziz                       Open Source and Linux Organization
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