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Re: compiling kernel 2.6.13

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: compiling kernel 2.6.13
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 17:55:26 +0200
Cc: "Stephen P. Becker" <geoman@gentoo.org>, 'Linux/MIPS Development' <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 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.

I _think_ it hits every 64bit kernel which uses mappings in CKSEG0.
Do you know a system where this works?


Thiemo

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