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From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
To: Thomas Meyer <thomas@m3y3r.de>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Latest kernel doesn't boot
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 13:02:58 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47AA2082.4000402@zytor.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47AA1633.4000309@m3y3r.de>

Thomas Meyer wrote:
> 
> I can not revert the commit e429795c68d3001ecae74f6465420c9f043b0ece. it 
> gave me errors.
> but i'm also not sure what could be wrong with this commit!
> 
> my first idea was that the commit 
> "[2215e69d2cf5024647f9a034807990590d25dd4e] x86 boot: use E820 memory 
> map on EFI 32 platform" is the offender, because the macbook pro doesn't 
> provide a e820 memory map at all. but bisect showed that i'm wrong here?!
> 

ELILO is expected to convert the memory map from EFI to e820 format.

EFI32 is likely to be poorly supported, since Apple is likely to be the 
only platform to *ever* ship EFI32 in mass production, and it has a BIOS 
emulation layer available.

	-hpa

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-06 21:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-05 22:15 thomas
2008-02-05 22:33 ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-05 23:57   ` thomas
2008-02-06 20:18   ` Thomas Meyer
2008-02-06 21:02     ` H. Peter Anvin [this message]
2008-02-06 21:27       ` Thomas Meyer
2008-02-06 21:45         ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-09 18:39           ` Thomas Meyer
2008-02-11 17:42             ` Jason Fleischli
2008-02-13  2:01             ` Huang, Ying

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