[patch 2/3] Add flags parameter to reserve_bootmem_generic()

Bernhard Walle bwalle at suse.de
Mon Jun 9 12:23:41 EDT 2008

* Vivek Goyal [2008-06-09 09:22]:
> Kdump first kernel always tries to reserve just physical RAM and nothing
> else. So I am not sure what does above code do. Try to reserve a memory
> which is not RAM but is in the region less than highest mapped entity and
> in that case return silently without any warning. In what case do we
> exercise this path?

I don't know. That code has been introduced in 

Ccing Andi.

IMO we should not print any warning in that function, leaving the error
handling to the caller.

Bernhard Walle, SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Architecture Maintenance

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