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Re: MIPS64 status?

To: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@debian.org>
Subject: Re: MIPS64 status?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 15:07:51 -0800
Cc: Matthew Dharm <mdharm@momenco.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.1020114132552.25800G-100000@wakko.deltatee.com>; from jgg@debian.org on Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 01:42:22PM -0700
References: <NEBBLJGMNKKEEMNLHGAIEEMNCEAA.mdharm@momenco.com> <Pine.LNX.3.96.1020114132552.25800G-100000@wakko.deltatee.com>
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On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 01:42:22PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:

> I have such hardware myself. IMHO the best option is the mips64 kernel and
> I hope to try it someday. But in practice I'd guess that Ralf's highmem
> patch is more likely to be usuable first (?). 

Depends if you can live with the problems of the current mips64 kernel.
If you can then it's highmem-free memory managment is certainly the way
to go.  It's also not limited to peanuts numbers of gigabytes but can
support as much memory as your can tack on a MIPS.

  Ralf

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