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Date:	Wed, 05 Dec 2012 16:44:19 +0000
From:	Matt Fleming <matt.fleming@...el.com>
To:	Wen Congyang <wency@...fujitsu.com>
Cc:	x86 maintainers <x86@...nel.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, bhelgaas@...gle.com,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
	Yasuaki ISIMATU <isimatu.yasuaki@...fujitsu.com>,
	KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Matthew Garrett <mjg@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [Patch v4] x86: make 'mem=' option to work for efi platform

On Tue, 2012-11-13 at 18:58 +0800, Wen Congyang wrote:
> diff --git a/arch/x86/platform/efi/efi.c b/arch/x86/platform/efi/efi.c
> index ad44391..7592163 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/platform/efi/efi.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/platform/efi/efi.c
> @@ -314,10 +314,17 @@ static void __init do_add_efi_memmap(void)
>  		int e820_type;
>  
>  		switch (md->type) {
> -		case EFI_LOADER_CODE:
> -		case EFI_LOADER_DATA:
>  		case EFI_BOOT_SERVICES_CODE:
>  		case EFI_BOOT_SERVICES_DATA:
> +			/* EFI_BOOT_SERVICES_{CODE,DATA} needs to be mapped */
> +			if (md->attribute & EFI_MEMORY_WB)
> +				e820_type = E820_RAM;
> +			else
> +				e820_type = E820_RESERVED;
> +			e820_add_region(start, size, e820_type);
> +			continue;
> +		case EFI_LOADER_CODE:
> +		case EFI_LOADER_DATA:
>  		case EFI_CONVENTIONAL_MEMORY:
>  			if (md->attribute & EFI_MEMORY_WB)
>  				e820_type = E820_RAM;

This chunk seems to cause one of my EFI machines to crash. If I include
EFI_LOADER_{CODE,DATA} in the same clause as EFI_BOOT_SERVICES* things
work. I'm not sure why that is since the e820_type is E820_RAM.

Maybe I need to use memmap= too when booting?

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