[PATCH 00/10] Enhance /dev/mem to allow read/write of arbitrary physical addresses

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Jul 5 18:34:51 EDT 2011

On 07/05/2011 10:49 AM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 09:46:18PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>> But those tables wont be in regular RAM (they will be in ROM or in 
>> RAM marked non-RAM in a special way in the e820 tables).
>> dmidecode certainly works on Fedora.
> I've repeatedly wanted to dump EFI data that's flagged as E820_RESERVED 
> above the top of RAM and had to hack the kernel every time. I'm entirely 
> in favour of not having to hack the kernel every time.

Alright... I must admit I have lost track...

Where are we at with this patchset, and what path should it go through?


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