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[Qemu-devel] Re: [kvm-devel] [PATCH 1/5] Use correct types to enable > 2

From: Izik Eidus
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [kvm-devel] [PATCH 1/5] Use correct types to enable > 2G support (v3)
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 17:43:06 +0200

On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 09:33 -0600, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> Izik Eidus wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 09:11 -0600, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> >   
> >> KVM supports more than 2GB of memory for x86_64 hosts.  The following patch
> >> fixes a number of type related issues where int's were being used when they
> >> shouldn't have been.  It also introduces CMOS support so the BIOS can build
> >> the appropriate e820 tables.
> >>     
> >
> > again, you need patch the bios for this, as the bochs bios doesnt know
> > how to map memory above 4 giga, and it doesnt know about this CMOS
> > addresses, (look at the patch that i sent)
> >   
> Right, but the important point is, that in the absence of the bochs 
> BIOS, this patch does no harm.

yes, you are right, but beacuse that i saw that you patching the bios
i thought you wanted to do it as well and just didnt see my email...

> Regards,
> Anthony Liguori

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