[PATCH] x86: Find offset for crashkernel reservation automatically

Bernhard Walle 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
check here.

But I don't have any strong opinion about that.

Bernhard Walle, SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Architecture Development

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