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From: Matt Fleming <matt@codeblueprint.co.uk>
To: Lukas Wunner <lukas@wunner.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@google.com>,
	Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] x86/quirks: Add early quirk to reset Apple AirPort card
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:44:06 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160613144406.GF2658@codeblueprint.co.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160612123726.GA20653@wunner.de>

On Sun, 12 Jun, at 02:37:26PM, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> 
> Resetting the card solves the problem at the root and fixes both,
> the spurious interrupts and the memory corruption. 

It also avoids the need to figure out exactly which Boot Services
regions may have become corrupt.

This would be necessary since you can't keep all Boot Services regions
reserved because those regions can add up to be many gigabytes in
size, even on relatively low-end laptops that don't have huge amounts
of RAM to begin with.

Freeing Boot Services regions is pretty important.

  reply	other threads:[~2016-06-13 14:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-12 10:31 [PATCH v2 0/3] Reset " Lukas Wunner
2016-06-12 10:31 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] x86/quirks: Add early quirk to reset " Lukas Wunner
2016-06-12 11:49   ` Ingo Molnar
2016-06-12 12:37     ` Lukas Wunner
2016-06-13 14:44       ` Matt Fleming [this message]
2016-06-14  7:36         ` Ingo Molnar
2016-06-28 13:21     ` Lukas Wunner
2016-07-10 19:01   ` [tip:x86/urgent] " tip-bot for Lukas Wunner
2016-06-12 10:31 ` [PATCH v2 2/3] x86/quirks: Reintroduce scanning of secondary buses Lukas Wunner
2016-07-10 19:01   ` [tip:x86/urgent] " tip-bot for Lukas Wunner
2016-06-12 10:31 ` [PATCH v2 1/3] x86/quirks: Apply nvidia_bugs quirk only on root bus Lukas Wunner
2016-07-10 19:00   ` [tip:x86/urgent] " tip-bot for Lukas Wunner

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