[PATCH 168/270] x86: Exclude E820_RESERVED regions and memory holes above 4 GB from direct mapping.

H. Peter Anvin hpa at linux.intel.com
Mon Nov 26 20:09:52 UTC 2012

On 11/26/2012 12:08 PM, Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:02:09AM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On 11/26/2012 08:57 AM, Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski wrote:
>>> 3.5.7u1 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>> What kind of version number is that?
> This is an "extended stable" tree, a fork from the last 3.5 stable
> update (3.5 isn't maintained anymore by stable upstream). Thus
> it seemed better to just follow last released 3.5 stable version, and
> append an extraversion to it, which I chose in the end to be u<n>
> (u == update). It's unlikely that other 3.5 stable upstream update will
> be done, in any case I expect this way to avoid any issue.

Why not sticking with the pre-established version numbering scheme?


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