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RE: TITAN GE driver

To: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: RE: TITAN GE driver
From: "Anoop P.A." <Anoop_P.A@pmc-sierra.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 01:58:06 -0700
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Ralf,

Thanks for the reply. 

> > allocated with same prefix. In another words all the buffers should
be
> > below < 0x1fff_ffff ( physical address) or between 0x2000_0000 and
> > 0x3fff_ffff like that.
> >
> > Is there any way to force kmalloc to allocate memory in certain
region
> > or below some region?
> 
> Nothing that would uniformly work for 32-bit and 64-bit kernels and
also
> Linux only has flags that allocate below certain addresses; nothing
that
> tells the allocator "give me something between 0x20000000 and
0x3fffffff".
> 
>   Ralf
[Anoop P.A.] You mean there are some flags available to force kmalloc to
allocate memory below some address? I couldn't find one in kmalloc man
pages.

BTW I am using 64 bit kernel.

Thanks
Anoop

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