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Re: Generic DISCONTIGMEM Support on 32bit MIPS

To: Phil Thompson <phil@river-bank.demon.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Generic DISCONTIGMEM Support on 32bit MIPS
From: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@debian.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 14:20:33 -0700 (MST)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3C51838A.174F8712@river-bank.demon.co.uk>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Phil Thompson wrote:

> The first question is: has anybody already done this? Particularly as,
> once you've identified where the holes are, the code isn't board
> specific.

Is this of any help?

http://kt.zork.net/kernel-traffic/kt20011112_141.html#6

William Irwin [*] announced:

A number of people have expressed a wish to replace the bitmap-based
bootmem allocator with one that tracks ranges explicitly. I have written
such a replacement in order to deal with some of the situations I have
encountered. 
[...]

Jason



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