[PATCH v2 13/17] x86/setup: simplify initrd relocation and reservation

Mike Rapoport rppt at kernel.org
Wed Aug 5 01:59:09 EDT 2020

On Wed, Aug 05, 2020 at 12:20:24PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
> On 08/02/20 at 07:35pm, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> > From: Mike Rapoport <rppt at linux.ibm.com>
> > 
> > Currently, initrd image is reserved very early during setup and then it
> > might be relocated and re-reserved after the initial physical memory
> > mapping is created. The "late" reservation of memblock verifies that mapped
> > memory size exceeds the size of initrd, the checks whether the relocation
>                                           ~ then?

Right, thanks!

> > required and, if yes, relocates inirtd to a new memory allocated from
> > memblock and frees the old location.

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