Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86/efi: Map EFI memmap entries in-order at runtime

From: Andy Lutomirski
Date: Sun Sep 27 2015 - 12:31:14 EST

On Sep 26, 2015 1:19 PM, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Sadly a lot of firmware is known to fail in that configuration :( That was very much our guest choice.

Why can't we map everything completely 1:1 (VA = PA) and call the
setVA thing but pass it literally the identity.

Firmwares that need it to be called will work, and firmwares that fail
to update all offsets will be fine because there's nothing to update.

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