> There are too many things related to cache are wrong in 2.4.17. For
> . flush_page_indexed() is not right for multi-way cache
> . when you map user pages into kernel, you are sufferring potential cache
> aliasing problem (BTW, we still suffer from this right now to a less degree)
> . flush_page_to_ram() has a broken semantic, because it is not clear whether
> the area mapped into user virt spaces should be flushed or not
> In short, it is not worth your time to fix old bugs. Last time I
> checked malta was working fine around 2.4.21. It shouldn't be too hard
> to get it working again in the latest 2.4 branch.
Is this the 2.4.21 from ftp.kernel.org, or do I need to get
specific patches to get it to work? I looked at the cvs tree but it's
currently a 2.6 release. Should I just check out the linux_2_4_branch
version from linux-mips.org?
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