cvs commit: src/sys/boot/i386/libi386 biosmem.c i386_copy.c libi386.h src/sys/boot/i386/loader main.c

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at
Tue Dec 20 20:46:23 PST 2005

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 02:17:59AM +0000, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> sobomax     2005-12-21 02:17:58 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/boot/i386/libi386 biosmem.c i386_copy.c libi386.h 
>     sys/boot/i386/loader main.c 
>   Log:
>   For the cases when loading bzip2-compressed kernels enabled use last
>   3MB of physical memory for heap instead of range between 1MB and 4MB.
>   This makes this feature working with PAE and amd64 kernels, which are
>   loaded at 2MB. Teach i386_copyin() to avoid using range allocated by
>   heap in such case, so that it won't trash heap in the low memory
>   conditions.
>   This should make loading bzip2-compressed kernels/modules/mfs images
>   generally useable, so that re@ team is welcome to evaluate merits
>   of using this feature in the installation CDs.
>   Valuable suggestions by:        jhb

Should probably just be using 7-zip instead, though.

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