Re: Regression in 2.6.23-pre Was: Problems with 2.6.23-rc6 on AMDGeode LX800

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 12:58:33 EST

Jordan Crouse wrote:
> As background, I'm using syslinux 3.36 as my loader here - I've used this
> exact same version for a very long time, so I don't blame it in the least.
> Something is getting confused in the early kernel, and whatever that
> something is, a still unknown change in a newer version of the BIOS
> fixed it. The search goes on.

OK, we should put printf's in arch/i386/boot/memory.c and see what
actually gets read out from the BIOS. This could either be a BIOS
problem or a bug in memory.c (or a bug elsewhere in the code that the
change in memory.c triggers, but that seems less likely.)


P.S. Are you guys in the Bay Area by any chance?
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