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Re: 32-bit ABI

To: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Subject: Re: 32-bit ABI
From: Stanislaw Skowronek <sskowron@ET.PUT.Poznan.PL>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 09:47:56 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <20040424074407.GA25730@linux-mips.org>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
> > True, the kernel is *huge* (some 7 MB). But there *will* be pointer crops
> > if I'm using the xkphys, and I can't use ckseg0 because there are only 16
> > kilobytes of RAM mapped there for exceptions. So I have to use abi=64. It
> > does work for me, anyway.
> You could use a mapped address space, CKSEG2/3.

Yes, I could. I even know how to do that (thanks to Ralf's IP27 support),
however I think that making the kernel 64-bit-clean would benefit us all.

Stanislaw



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