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Re: mips32 kernel memory mapping

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: mips32 kernel memory mapping
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 14:56:49 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Srinivas Kommu <kommu@hotmail.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> I have 1GB and that's where 32-bit kernels are beginning to look really
> like a bad idea on MIPS.  Fortunately on the BCM1250 and all the other
> 64-bit processors there is an easy way out.  Better even, some of the
> embedded application performance numbers suggest significant performance
> gains for 64-bit processing contrary to conventional wisdom about 64-bit
> computing.

 But large memory holes are not necessarily nice anyway.

  Maciej

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