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Re: compiling kernel 2.6.13

To: "Stephen P. Becker" <geoman@gentoo.org>
Subject: Re: compiling kernel 2.6.13
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 16:35:10 +0100
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On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 11:30:36AM -0400, Stephen P. Becker wrote:

> >Daring.  Hardly anybody is using EISA on that machine and even less so on
> >64-bit, expect to find bugs.
> 
> Furthermore, 64-bit kernels are somewhat broken on ip22 right now. 
> Something is wrong with memory allocation, and it really screws a lot of 
> things up.  Off the top of my head, you won't be able to turn on swap, 
> mount a ricerfs partition, or dd large blocks from /dev/zero.  You would 
> be much better of sticking with 32-bit at this time.

But that seems an IP22-specific problem.

  Ralf

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