linux-mips
[Top] [All Lists]

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: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:44:40 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>, Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20070802092538.GC22697@linux-mips.org>
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
References: <20070801115231.GA20323@linux-mips.org> <46B07B36.1000501@ru.mvista.com> <Pine.LNX.4.64N.0708011337390.20314@blysk.ds.pg.gda.pl> <46B086EB.2030101@ru.mvista.com> <20070801163926.038c48db@the-village.bc.nu> <Pine.LNX.4.64N.0708011639030.20314@blysk.ds.pg.gda.pl> <20070801165812.3bdb269f@the-village.bc.nu> <Pine.LNX.4.64N.0708011657190.20314@blysk.ds.pg.gda.pl> <20070801162110.GB14756@linux-mips.org> <Pine.LNX.4.64N.0708011727150.20314@blysk.ds.pg.gda.pl> <20070802092538.GC22697@linux-mips.org>
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
On Thu, 2 Aug 2007, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> It's the physical not virtual address and as you say yourself it's a cookie
> so could potencially be some opaque value that isn't a physical address
> at all.  And I wouldn't quite call it crippling that's certainly way
> exagerated.

 Well, once you start hashing your physical addresses into smaller cookies 
you ask for complexity and likely trouble.  But it should be doable -- you 
cannot map more of the physical space at a time than you can address 
virtually.

  Maciej

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>