Re: [PATCH] x86, efi: print debug values in Kib not MB
From: Colin Ian King
Date: Wed Jul 30 2014 - 11:05:51 EST
On 30/07/14 15:48, Matt Fleming wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jul, at 12:29:32AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 01:09:21PM -0400, Prarit Bhargava wrote:
>>> The current debug print in EFI does
>>> [ 0.000000] efi: mem84: type=3, attr=0xf, range=[0x00000000645b5000-0x00000000645fb000) (0MB)
>>> and rounds off the size to 0MB and isn't very useful. We should print this in
>>> Kib. After applying this patch we get better info with
>>> [ 0.000000] efi: mem84: type=3, attr=0xf, range=[0x00000000645b5000-0x00000000645fb000) (280kiB)
>> Turning this into kiB unconditionally won't always work ok:
>> First of all, there might be something which parses that output so I'd
>> make sure I'm not breaking that. Maybe fwts... Matt will know.
> I'm not aware of anything that parses the dmesg output, but I'm
> including Colin in case he has any insight.
That won't break fwts.
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