Introduce userspace interface for Firmware-provided memory map
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at kernel.org
Fri Jun 20 16:35:42 EDT 2008
Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 05:56:57PM +0200, Bernhard Walle wrote:
>> This patch (as request for comments) introduces a new userspace interface
>> /proc/firmware_mem that provides the unfiltered view of the BIOS on
>> memory configuration. That's usable for two reasons:
> How about /proc/firmware_memmap. This is little longish but probably more
> clear in intent.
Perhaps even /proc/firmware/memmap (or /sys/firmware/memmap/...). I
realize introducing a new directory is annoying, but it's a namespace
that is likely to have other users.
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