Re: Possible PATCH?? RAMSIZE detect changes in 2.4

From: Mike Galbraith (
Date: Tue Aug 29 2000 - 00:18:13 EST

On Mon, 28 Aug 2000, Michael Peddemors wrote:

> in the 2.2 series, memory_end is taken from (1<<20)+EXT_MEM_K, and this
> worked.... Now looking at 2.4 it seems that it ignores all the data
> discovered by the boot loader, and just looks at the memory_map provided by
> the BIOS. So why is it getting the wrong information when a simple bootloader
> can get the right information??

Because there is more than one way to obtain memory information. That's
why I suggested trying defining STANDARD_MEMORY_BIOS_CALL.


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