Re: Loading initrd above 4G causes freeze on boot

From: Mantas MikulÄnas
Date: Sun Aug 10 2014 - 14:43:37 EST

On Sun, Aug 10, 2014 at 8:55 AM, Yinghai Lu <yinghai@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 3:45 PM, Mantas MikulÄnas <grawity@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM, Matt Fleming <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> [However... Whether it's five chunks, four (after making the initrd
>> smaller), or just one (with your efi=nochunk), I noticed that it
>> *always* hangs during the *last* read, and the allocated memory always
>> ends at roughly the same address (0x137fffXXX). I wonder if it's
>> selecting a memory location already in use, or something like that...]
>> (The laptop is Asus K52JT, AMI firmware v206, no updates available.)
> wonder if efi_file_read return with wrong chunksize.
> Can you try attached patch ?

Thanks, but it didn't change anything.

(I tried adding some efi_printk's, and as far as I can see,
efi_file_read *doesn't* return at all.)

Mantas MikulÄnas <grawity@xxxxxxxxx>
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