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Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:44:40 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Alan Cox <>, Sergei Shtylyov <>,
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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 


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