Re: [PATCH 0/5] EFI memmap and other fixes, v3

From: Toshi Kani
Date: Thu Jan 23 2014 - 12:03:02 EST

On Thu, 2014-01-23 at 17:51 +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 09:30:19AM -0700, Toshi Kani wrote:
> > Since this issue is quite serious on our systems (3.14 kernels won't
> > boot up), I'd really appreciate if the fixes can be made into some
> > 3.14-rc. It can hit on any EFI systems with large memory.
> That's why we have "efi=old_map" - so that you can use the old mapping
> method which is a chicken bit for the new scheme.

Good point. Yes, that will help us a lot.

> And I told you privately already that you're better off merging Matt's
> 'next' branch than us exposing this to the world too early. So stop
> pushing this when there are clearly other solutions for your case and be
> patient!

Right, but I just responded to Matt's query. :-)


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