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Re: EFI and multiboot2 devlopment work for Xen

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: EFI and multiboot2 devlopment work for Xen
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 23:27:16 +0200
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On 21.10.2013 22:53, Seth Goldberg wrote:
> Quoting Daniel Kiper, who wrote the following on Mon, 21 Oct 2013:
>> Hi,
>> During work on multiboot2 protocol support for Xen it was discovered
>> that memory map passed via relevant tag could not represent wide range
>> of memory types available on EFI platforms. Additionally, GRUB2
>> implementation calls ExitBootServices() on them just before jumping
>> into loaded image. In this situation loaded system could not clearly
>> identify reserved memory regions, EFI runtime services regions and
>> others.
>   Yes, that is exactly why we added full support to pass the entire UEFI
> memory map via a new tag.
Can you send this patch? Or provide a link to publically available
source? I think we can accept it with probably just minor changes.

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