On Tue, Feb 15, 2000 at 05:18:51PM -0500, Rabeeh Khoury wrote:
> void __init galileo_mem_init(void)
> unsigned long bootmap_size;
> max_low_pfn = 0x1000; // 16 MB of ram - that's what I have on the
> bootmap_size = init_bootmem(0, max_low_pfn);
This will put the allocation bitmap at physical address zero where trap_init()
will overwrite it with the exception handlers. *boom*.
> free_bootmem (0 , 0x01000000);
This frees the entire physical memory ...
> reserve_bootmem(0, 0x01000000);
... and declares it as in use once again -> No free memory left for the
> but the kernel is stuck in the alloc_bootmem_node which is called from
> free_area_init_core .
Fix the above bugs, then retry. With what you did above free_area_init()
isn't supposed to work.