[syslinux] pxelinux and 2.6.9 kernel parameters

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jul 11 15:58:19 PDT 2005

scott domars wrote:
> I have more information about my hardware that could help with the
> problem.
> The machine has a memory hole from 15M to 16M that I believe is used by
> eisa hardware, if installed (I have no eisa hardware plugged in).
> The memory hole can not be disabled.
> In addition to this, the initrd that is passed through PXE is huge. From
> memory it uncompresses to 23Mb.
> Given the above, how does the booting kernel handle the memory
> allocation?
> In the 2.6.x kernels there is a memory exclude parameter memmap=X$Y. Can
> this be used to remove the 15M to 16M hole?
> Thanks. 

It should be.


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