RE: [2.6.6 PATCH] Exposing EFI memory map

From: Dave Hansen
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 10:49:44 EST

On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 07:44, Sourav Sen wrote:
> + I think you should address the other issues in this thread before
> + worrying about the sysfs interface (why have this at all, incorrect
> + data for hotplug mem, etc.)
> +
> I did not hear whether the idea of updating efi memory map on a
> hotplug is good or bad. In any case, can somebody tell me to how do
> I get the available physical range map (only the ranges that VM is
> using at a given point in time) from userland. I believe I outlined
> a legitimate requirement earlier in this thread :-)

Let me paraphrase: exporting generic information in an architecture or
firmware-specific way in sysfs is bad.

I apologize, but I think I missed yout legitimate requirements earlier
in the thread. Could you briefly remind me?

-- Dave

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