[PATCH] x86: Find offset for crashkernel reservation automatically
bwalle at suse.de
Fri Jun 27 10:06:56 EDT 2008
* Vivek Goyal [2008-06-27 09:42]:
> Thinking more about. Let me step back. I think it is not good idea to
> take this kernel take decision about the capability of kernel being
> loaded. There is no way we can find out now that if a kernel is capable
> of running from this memory location or not. This is highly variable. So,
> please ignore above comment.
Maybe below 4G makes sense. Because you need some 32 bit memory for DMA.
That's mostly an architecture limitation, so that could make sense to
But I don't have any strong opinion about that.
Bernhard Walle, SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Architecture Development
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