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Re: I have question related for caches in R3000.

To: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Subject: Re: I have question related for caches in R3000.
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 20:32:31 +0200
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>, Shinkyu Kang <cosmos@astonlinux.com>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <3B27AF57.E6E9E7C3@mvista.com>; from jsun@mvista.com on Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 11:22:15AM -0700
References: <20010612140551.A5285@bacchus.dhis.org> <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010613130609.9854F-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl> <20010613134746.A31758@bacchus.dhis.org> <3B27AF57.E6E9E7C3@mvista.com>
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On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 11:22:15AM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> > Splitting all those files into TLB, cache and all the rest is long overdue
> > and if we keep supporting more and more hardware we'll still have to do it
> > in the 2.4 timeframe.
> 
> How soon will 2.5 come?  Splitting TLB and cache support should not take too
> long - except it is indeed a big change in structure.

With all the bugs still hiding in mm and vfs it'll still be a while.  Nor
do I expect the 2.5 cycle to be a short one.

  Ralf

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