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Re: LTP testing (shmat01)

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: LTP testing (shmat01)
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2002 20:18:41 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: MIPS Technologies
References: <3D246924.542682B2@mips.com> <20020704193414.A29570@dea.linux-mips.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Ralf Baechle wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 05:26:28PM +0200, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
>
> > The LTP test shmat01 fails on MIPS, because SHMLBA is defined to 0x40000
> > (in include/asm-mips/shmparam.h).
> > For all other architectures SHMLBA is defined to PAGE_SIZE, does anyone
> > know why we are different ?
>
> Sounds like a broken test.  The value of SHMLBA is ABI mandated.  Technically
> we could use any power of 2 >= 32kB easily and with plenty of headache
> any power of 2 > PAGE_SIZE.

Ok, I see, but is there any reason for us to be different than the rest of the
world ?

>
>   Ralf


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