Re: MP-Table mappings

From: Maciej W. Rozycki (
Date: Thu Feb 15 2001 - 06:47:33 EST

On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > In my dmesg I'm getting duplicate table reservations.
> Just a crap bios

 That's unrelated -- duplicate reservations are due to the MP table being
located in memory areas marked as "reserved" (ROM, ususally) in the map.
Thus the area is never freed in the first place and when smp_scan_config()
calls reserve_bootmem() for the pages a warning is issued. Harmless,

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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