Re: [PATCH] x86: efi/e820 table merge fix

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Jun 17 2009 - 14:31:56 EST

Cliff Wickman wrote:
> Paul Jackson retired from SGI a while back. I haven't seen him
> participating in the LKML. But he must have been trying to assure
> that, as Peter says, memory that isn't WB doesn't get into the usable
> pool.

Actually, it's not certain; he might just (incorrectly) have thought it
was easier than looking at the memory type. Either way, though, keeping
the check in is the conservative thing to do.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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