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Re: fix FIXADDR_TOP for TX39/TX49

Subject: Re: fix FIXADDR_TOP for TX39/TX49
From: Atsushi Nemoto <>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 00:28:53 +0900 (JST)
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>>>>> On Sat, 17 May 2003 21:45:55 +0900 (JST), Atsushi Nemoto 
>>>>> <> said:

anemo> On TX39/TX49, high 16MB in virtual address space
anemo> (0xff000000-0xffffffff) are reserved and can not be used as
anemo> normal mapped/cached segment.

anemo> This patch fixes FIXADDR_TOP for TX39/TX49.  FIXADDR_TOP is
anemo> used not only if CONFIG_HIGHMEM is enabled.  It is also used
anemo> for high limit address for vmalloc.

anemo> This patch can be applied to both 2.4 and 2.5.  I'm not sure
anemo> whether subtracting 0x2000 is necessary or not but doing it is
anemo> a safe bet.  Please apply.

This patch can still be applied to 2.6.  Could you apply?

--- linux-mips/include/asm-mips/fixmap.h        Sat Nov 27 00:39:25 2004
+++ linux/include/asm-mips/fixmap.h     Sat Dec 18 21:21:01 2004
@@ -70,7 +70,11 @@
  * the start of the fixmap, and leave one page empty
  * at the top of mem..
+#if defined(CONFIG_CPU_TX39XX) || defined(CONFIG_CPU_TX49XX)
+#define FIXADDR_TOP    (0xff000000UL - 0x2000)
 #define FIXADDR_TOP    (0xffffe000UL)
 #define FIXADDR_SIZE   (__end_of_fixed_addresses << PAGE_SHIFT)
Atsushi Nemoto

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