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From: Mark McLoughlin <markmc@redhat.com>
To: Ian Campbell <ijc@hellion.org.uk>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Alexander van Heukelum <heukelum@mailshack.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	Alexander van Heukelum <heukelum@fastmail.fm>,
	Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] use realmode code to reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 11:41:46 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1204630906.16613.4.camel@muff> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1204240609.28798.33.camel@cthulhu.hellion.org.uk>

On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 23:16 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 13:14 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >
> > You need to set up your memory map more sensibly; it's not just the 
> > kernel, user space tries to access these areas too.
> 
> Agreed, I think it's pure luck that Xen kernels have gotten away with it
> in the past.
> 
> The patch below seems like the right thing to do. It certainly boots in
> a domU without the DMI problem (without any of the other related patches
> such as Alexander's).

Yep, this patch on its own fixes 2.6.25-rc3 DomU boot for me here.

> x86/xen: Construct e820 map with a hole between 640K-1M.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ijc@hellion.org.uk>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
> ---
>  arch/x86/xen/setup.c |    3 ++-
>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/xen/setup.c b/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
> index 3bad477..2341492 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/xen/setup.c
> @@ -38,7 +38,8 @@ char * __init xen_memory_setup(void)
>  	unsigned long max_pfn = xen_start_info->nr_pages;
>  
>  	e820.nr_map = 0;
> -	add_memory_region(0, PFN_PHYS(max_pfn), E820_RAM);
> +	add_memory_region(0, LOWMEMSIZE(), E820_RAM);
> +	add_memory_region(HIGH_MEMORY, PFN_PHYS(max_pfn)-HIGH_MEMORY, E820_RAM);

Seems to me to be the right thing to do ...

Acked-by: Mark McLoughlin <markmc@redhat.com>

Cheers,
Mark.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-04 11:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 62+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-24 17:46 [PATCH] Fix alignment of early reservation for EBDA Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-24 19:27 ` Andi Kleen
2008-02-24 19:41 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-24 20:53   ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-25  2:18 ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-25 16:54   ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-25 17:01     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-25 18:07       ` [PATCH] reserve_early end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-25 18:13         ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-25 19:46           ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-25 21:17             ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-26  9:30             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-27 14:26               ` Andi Kleen
2008-02-27 14:38               ` [PATCH] reserve_early end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB II - some numbers to put it into perspective Andi Kleen
2008-02-27 16:44                 ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-27 20:01                 ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-28 13:13         ` [PATCH] reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB on 32-bit Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-28 13:28           ` [RFC] use realmode code to reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-28 21:12             ` Ian Campbell
2008-02-28 21:14               ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-28 23:16                 ` Ian Campbell
2008-02-29 20:00                   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 11:41                   ` Mark McLoughlin [this message]
2008-03-04 14:33                     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 15:12                       ` Ian Campbell
2008-03-04 15:13                       ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-03-04 15:25                         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 16:02                           ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-03-04 16:15                             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 16:15                       ` Mark McLoughlin
2008-03-04 16:23                         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 17:44                   ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-03-05 15:59                   ` Eduardo Habkost
2008-03-05 16:08                     ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-05 16:53                       ` Eduardo Habkost
2008-03-05 17:28                         ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-05 17:28                           ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-03-05 17:38                             ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-05 16:38                     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-03-05 17:27                       ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-28 21:09           ` [PATCH] reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB on 32-bit Ian Campbell
2008-02-29 11:49             ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-29 17:14               ` Mark McLoughlin
2008-02-29 18:38                 ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-29 18:44                   ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-29 18:56                     ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-29 22:06                   ` Mark McLoughlin
2008-02-29 22:26                     ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-03-01 16:09                     ` [PATCH] reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB on 32-bit v2 Alexander van Heukelum
2008-03-01 16:12                       ` [PATCH] reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB on 64-bit add-on Alexander van Heukelum
2008-03-04 11:44                       ` [PATCH] reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB on 32-bit v2 Mark McLoughlin
2008-03-04 13:31                         ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-03-04 14:49                         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 15:16                           ` Mark McLoughlin
2008-03-04 15:24                             ` Ingo Molnar
2008-03-04 15:18                         ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-03-04 16:51                           ` Alexander van Heukelum
2008-03-04 17:05                             ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-04 17:11                             ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-03-04 18:57                               ` [PATCH] reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB, 32-bit, use paravirt_enabled Alexander van Heukelum
2008-03-04 19:12                                 ` [PATCH] reserve end-of-conventional-memory to 1MB, 64-bit, " Alexander van Heukelum
2008-02-27 14:25     ` [PATCH] Fix alignment of early reservation for EBDA Andi Kleen

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