[PATCH 5/5] kexec: X86: Pass memory ranges via e820 table instead of memmap= boot parameter

Thomas Renninger trenn at suse.de
Mon Apr 15 15:48:58 EDT 2013

On Monday, April 15, 2013 05:20:24 AM H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Except that is wrong. The kernel can receive more than 128 e820 entries,
> they just have to be passed via a different mechanism.

Would it make sense to pass the tables via efi_map by moving up
efi_map parsing to the beginning of efi init in arch/x86/platform/efi/efi.c?

And in kexec pass the efi signature, efi map pointers, add add_efi_memmap
param (and possibly some more?)?
Then there would be no limit at all anymore.


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