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Re: Should /dev/kmem support above 0x80000000 area?

To: Jun Sun <>
Subject: Re: Should /dev/kmem support above 0x80000000 area?
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 14:23:47 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Mon, 11 Dec 2000, Jun Sun wrote:

> Here is my patch.  I think it should be safe for mips64.  Please double check
> it.

 I don't think we should allow access to non page-mapped areas as well as
read()/write() for non-memory areas.  That would be inconsistent with the
idea of /dev/kmem and the implementation for other ports. 

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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