On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Suresh. R wrote:
> I am writing a linux device driver for UPD63335 audio codec. Its
> controlled through the MQ1132 co-processor. The VR4131 is the processor.
> The memory of MQ1132 is mapped to the processor memory in Kseg1 (0xA000
> 0000 onwards) which the manual says is TLB Unmapped region. Now my
> question is is it necessary to map this region before using it in Linux.
> Actually I have WinCE code for my reference. In that code the programmer
> is mapping the region using Virtual Cpoy and Virtual Alloc. Is it
> necessary to do that or Can I directly address the memory locatoin.
From the Linux kernel, you can access all memory at 0xa0000000 'till 0xbfffffff
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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