On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 07:47:26PM +0000, Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) wrote:
If this goes into the kernel, I think someone should request that
ACPI specification mark the value 12 as permanently tainted. Otherwise
they could assign it to some new meaning that conflicts with all
I think reusing it now would create huge problems, but I have no idea
to how to even talk to the people writing the ACPI spec.
It can be confusing that E820h type values differ from UEFI
memory map type values, so it might be worth emphasizing that is
an E820h type value.
Showing hex alongside would also clarify that it is indeed a
Suggestion: "e820 type 12 (0xc)"
I've fixed this as well as the various typos.