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Re: HIGHMEM

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: HIGHMEM
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 11:38:59 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Hdei Nunoe <nunoe@co-nss.co.jp>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Tue, 11 Jan 2005, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 11:33:51AM +0900, Hdei Nunoe wrote:
> > I have set up my system as following :
> > - 0x00000000 - 0x10000000 RAM
> > - 0x10000000 - 0x40000000 RESERVED
> > - 0x40000000 - 0x50000000 RAM
> 
> Your setup may work it's pretty wasteful; you're burning 12MB memory for
> unused kernel data structures.

Time to start using virtually contiguous memory, like m68k does? ;-)
(no, it's not in mainline)

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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