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Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?

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Subject: Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?
From: Systemkennung Linux <linux@informatik.uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 1997 15:32:19 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199706030752.IAA00252@gladsmuir.algor.co.uk> from "Dom Sweetman" at Jun 3, 97 08:52:00 am
> If your system is bizarre enough to put hardware registers outside
> this easily-accessible physical address range, you would indeed need
> either special TLB entries (or real 64-bit pointers on an R4x00).  In
> this case not even Ralf would disagree with wiring those entries; but
> a better solution would be to fire the hardware designer and
> incinerate the hardware.

The Jazz design (hint: Microsoft designed the machine, not Mips ...)
made the machine bizarre enough.  The kernel uses 7 rsp. 8 wired
TLB entries which I consider too many.

  Ralf

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