Re: 2.6.18-rc3-mm2 early_param mem= fix

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sun Aug 06 2006 - 15:13:26 EST

On Sun, 6 Aug 2006 18:22:04 +0100 (BST)
Hugh Dickins <hugh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I was impressed by how fast 2.6.18-rc3-mm2 is under memory pressure,
> until I noticed that my "mem=512M" boot option was doing nothing. The
> two fixes below got it working, but I wonder how many other early_param
> "option=" args are wrong (e.g. "memmap=" in the same file): x86_64
> shows many such, i386 shows only one, I've not followed it up further.

Thanks again.

Andi, it sounds like so many fixes will be needed there that it's worth
dropping, pending rev #2.
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