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Re: crash in __alloc_bootmem_core on SGI current cvs

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: crash in __alloc_bootmem_core on SGI current cvs
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 17:34:45 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010116142449.B13302@bacchus.dhis.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> The Indy has it's memory starting at phys. 0x08000000; a part of it is also
> mirrored at physical address zero.  So in case of an Indy the totalpages
> number should indicate 128mb too much which means that Flo's machine should
> have only 128mb real memory.  Right Florian?

 The memory map suggests it is so.

 But how does the Indy handle our kernel being linked at 0x80000000?  Does
the kernel always fit the mirrored area? 

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