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Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 17:33:25 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>, Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, 1 Aug 2007, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> > so no problem here as long as you enable CONFIG_64BIT_PHYS_ADDR which is 
> > implied in such a case.
> 
> Which happens to be the solution that is Linus-incompatible so I may
> eventually have to change it ;-)

 Well, however we do it, the width of the physical address cookie used 
with ioremap() should not be forced to be related to the width of the 
virtual address space in any way.  I see no reason for us to be crippled 
by limitations of some other architectures or, worse yet, by ones of some 
code specific to some other platform.

  Maciej

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