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Re: Boot time memory allocation

To: "Mark.Zhan" <>
Subject: Re: Boot time memory allocation
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 16:35:26 +0100
Cc: Alex Gonzalez <>,
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On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 10:21:03AM +0800, Mark.Zhan wrote:

> >At kernel initialization time just don't tell the kernel about the
> >existence of your memory region.  For many systems that just means you
> >shrink the memory region passed to the add_memory_region() call to
> >something that suits your platform.

> Maybe it is a more flexible way to specify the memory regions via 
> command line. You know, this will produce User-defined memory regions to 
> kernel.

Maybe for a specific application or platform.  For a sourcebase like's with a very large number of users on sometimes very
complex platforms I'd never ever think of exposing such details.


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