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From: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
To: grub-devel@gnu.org, xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
Cc: jgross@suse.com, eric.snowberg@oracle.com, arvidjaar@gmail.com,
	andrew.cooper3@citrix.com, seth.goldberg@oracle.com,
	phcoder@gmail.com
Subject: [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 07/10] multiboot2: Say that memory maps may not be available on EFI platforms
Date: Thu,  9 Jun 2016 22:30:41 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1465504244-17175-8-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1465504244-17175-1-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>

Signed-off-by: Daniel Kiper <daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
---
 doc/multiboot.texi |   11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/multiboot.texi b/doc/multiboot.texi
index f1e0e09..c81b2ea 100644
--- a/doc/multiboot.texi
+++ b/doc/multiboot.texi
@@ -927,6 +927,10 @@ possible value for lower memory is 640 kilobytes. The value returned for
 upper memory is maximally the address of the first upper memory hole
 minus 1 megabyte. It is not guaranteed to be this value.
 
+This tag may not be provided by some boot loaders on EFI platforms if EFI
+boot services are enabled and available for loaded image (EFI boot services
+not terminated tag exists in Multiboot information structure).
+
 @subsection BIOS Boot device
 @example
 @group
@@ -1078,6 +1082,10 @@ indicated a reserved area.
 The map provided is guaranteed to list all standard @sc{ram} that should
 be available for normal use. This type however includes the regions occupied by kernel, mbi, segments and modules. Kernel must take care not to overwrite these regions.
 
+This tag may not be provided by some boot loaders on EFI platforms if EFI
+boot services are enabled and available for loaded image (EFI boot services
+not terminated tag exists in Multiboot information structure).
+
 @subsection Boot loader name
 @example
 @group
@@ -1310,6 +1318,9 @@ u32     | descriptor version|
 
 This tag contains EFI memory map as per EFI specification.
 
+This tag may not be provided by some boot loaders on EFI platforms if EFI
+boot services are enabled and available for loaded image (EFI boot services
+not terminated tag exists in Multiboot information structure).
 
 @subsection EFI boot services not terminated
 @example
-- 
1.7.10.4


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  parent reply	other threads:[~2016-06-09 20:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1465504244-17175-1-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 01/10] multiboot2: Remove redundant if Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 02/10] multiboot2: Clarify meaning of information request header tag Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 21:14   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 03/10] multiboot2: Fix description of EFI boot services tag Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 04/10] multiboot2: Add description of support for EFI boot services Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 05/10] multiboot2: Add description of EFI image handle tags Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 06/10] multiboot2: Add description of support for relocatable images Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 21:36   ` Andrew Cooper
2016-06-10 17:36     ` Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` Daniel Kiper [this message]
2016-06-09 21:37   ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 07/10] multiboot2: Say that memory maps may not be available on EFI platforms Andrew Cooper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 08/10] multiboot2: Add C structure alignment and padding consideration section Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 22:07   ` Andrew Cooper
     [not found]   ` <1c1e54de-2f19-20b6-b8c8-229619b95038@citrix.com>
2016-06-10 17:58     ` Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 09/10] multiboot2: Add me to authors Daniel Kiper
2016-06-09 20:30 ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 10/10] multiboot2: Bump version to 2.0 Daniel Kiper
     [not found] ` <1465504244-17175-2-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
2016-06-09 21:02   ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 01/10] multiboot2: Remove redundant if Andrew Cooper
     [not found] ` <1465504244-17175-5-git-send-email-daniel.kiper@oracle.com>
2016-06-09 21:31   ` [MULTIBOOT2 DOC PATCH 04/10] multiboot2: Add description of support for EFI boot services Andrew Cooper

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