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Re: [PATCH] x86/setup: call early_reserve_memory() earlier

On 16.09.21 12:29, Borislav Petkov wrote:
On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 12:09:27PM +0300, Mike Rapoport wrote:
I think the first sentence about reserving memory before memblock
allocations are possible is important and I think we should keep it.

I expanded that comment this way:

          * Do some memory reservations *before* memory is added to memblock, so
          * memblock allocations won't overwrite it.
          * After this point, everything still needed from the boot loader or
          * firmware or kernel text should be early reserved or marked not RAM 
          * e820. All other memory is free game.
          * This call needs to happen before e820__memory_setup() which calls 
          * xen_memory_setup() on Xen dom0 which relies on the fact that those
          * early reservations have happened already.

Yes, this seems to be an accurate description.


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