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Re: Two SoC ideas (comments are welcome!)

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: Two SoC ideas (comments are welcome!)
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 00:01:45 +0100
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On Saturday 24 March 2007 21:14, Andrei E. Warkentin wrote:
> Actually, even now a Multiboot kernel has to do way too much work in
> terms of memory initialization. The real problem is that GRUB only
> gives you the BIOS memory map and the lowmem/highmem, which means you
> need to figure out an  "in use" memory map for yourself, by seeing if
> any kernel modules are present, if any ELF section headers  +
> sections have been loaded, etc.
> It would be nicer if the memory map passed by GRUB was a bit more
> complete than listing generally-available memory. If I could find out
> which memory is used by GRUB structures, which memory is used to load
> my kernel (+ modules), that would be much better.

Could you suggest an example? How should information be passed to make it 


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