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Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?

Subject: Re: working 2.1.36 on magnum/m700 ?
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 1997 23:54:48 +0200 (MEST)
In-reply-to: <> from Dom Sweetman at "Jun 3, 97 08:52:00 am"
> If your system is bizarre enough to put hardware registers outside
> this easily-accessible physical address range, you would indeed need

most (all ?) of the hardware registers of the Magnum boards are out
of KSEG1 area:-( They start from physical address 0x80000000. And there
are memory and register for the video card in another address range.

> either special TLB entries (or real 64-bit pointers on an R4x00).  In
> this case not even Ralf would disagree with wiring those entries; but
> a better solution would be to fire the hardware designer and
> incinerate the hardware.

it's probably too late to fire them:-)


See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux,
you have to be a sneaky bastard too ;-)
                   [Linus Torvalds in <4rikft$7g5@linux.cs.Helsinki.FI>]

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