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Re: 32-bit ABI

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: 32-bit ABI
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 09:55:45 +0200
Cc: Stanislaw Skowronek <sskowron@ET.PUT.Poznan.PL>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 09:51:22AM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > Yeah. The weirdness is not in that part; what's weird is placing the rest
> > of memory somewhere else.
> 
>  Perhaps to be able to put iomem stuff in CKSEG1 without implying a hole
> in the RAM.

The machine is running a 64-bit kernel so likely it was designed with
little consideration for 32-bit issues.

  Ralf

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