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Re: Two SoC ideas (comments are welcome!)

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: Two SoC ideas (comments are welcome!)
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 19:45:13 +0100
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On Sunday 25 March 2007 00:38, Andrei E. Warkentin wrote:
> I was thinking something along an array of memory descriptor structs,
> listing -
> - Base
> - Length
> - Type (Conventional memory, Kernel + Modules, GRUB structures like
> the MBI
> - Attributes (read protected, write protected, cacheability attributes)
> The advantages over the old mmap_ entries being that the kernel has a
> clear idea
> of what is available memory, what is memory used by the bootloader
> (and its structures like the MBI), and what
> memory is used by everything associated with the loaded kernel (which
> includes modules, additional ELF sections and the section headers
> loaded).

I understand your idea. This looks good to me. Does anybody object to making 
this change?


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