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Re: [PATCH] IP22: Fix handling of memory for I2 with more than 256MB

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] IP22: Fix handling of memory for I2 with more than 256MB
From: tsbogend@alpha.franken.de (Thomas Bogendoerfer)
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2008 18:42:44 +0200
Cc: ralf@linux-mips.org
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On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 06:09:54PM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> Indigo2 machines support up to 384MB of memory, but the memory layout
> for IP22 didn't support that and caused a lockup during kernel
> startup. IP22 uses now the default 64bit space setup like most of
> the other machines.

forget that patch. It looks like not all machines are happy with this.
I suspect a problem with some PROMs, but need to investigate further.

Thomas.

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