[PATCH 04/16] Add minimum address parameter to efi_low_alloc()

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Fri Aug 30 18:55:56 EDT 2013

On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:12 PM, Roy Franz <roy.franz at linaro.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 6:01 AM, Grant Likely <grant.likely at secretlab.ca> wrote:
>> On Fri,  9 Aug 2013 16:26:05 -0700, Roy Franz <roy.franz at linaro.org> wrote:
>>> This allows allocations to be made low in memory while
>>> avoiding allocations at the base of memory.
>> Your commit message should include /why/ the change is needed. From the
>> above I understand what the patch does, but I don't understand why it is
>> necessary.
> This was used to avoid relocating the zImage so low in memory that it
> would conflict
> with memory range that it was decompressed into.  This is now handled
> by allocating
> the memory for the decompressed kernel, so the lower limit is no
> longer required.
> I'll remove it, as it is not necessary any more.

Even better!  :-)


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