Re: Ugly patches for stolen reservation

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Jul 25 2013 - 20:50:29 EST

On 07/25/2013 04:17 PM, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> Well, it's ok if the boot loader writes to this memory, the worst
> that'll happen is you'll see garbage on the screen. If the boot loader
> tries to do MMIO mapping on top it'll get into trouble... but why would
> it do that?
> Jesse

Much worse: it could be hunting for a place to put the kernel, and put
it there.


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