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Re: MIPS 64?

To: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Subject: Re: MIPS 64?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 12:24:19 -0700
Cc: Matthew Dharm <mdharm@momenco.com>, Linux-MIPS <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20020515214818.GA1991@nevyn.them.org>; from dan@debian.org on Wed, May 15, 2002 at 05:48:18PM -0400
References: <NEBBLJGMNKKEEMNLHGAIOEPPCGAA.mdharm@momenco.com> <20020515214818.GA1991@nevyn.them.org>
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On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 05:48:18PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:

> On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 02:34:47PM -0700, Matthew Dharm wrote:
> > So... I'm looking at porting Linux to a system with 1.5GiB of RAM.
> > That kinda blows the 32-bit MIPS port option right out of the water...
> 
> Not unless you count bits differently than I do... 32-bit is 4 GiB.  Is
> there any reason MIPS has special problems in this area?

The basic assumption is that we can address all memory through KSEG0.

  Ralf

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