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Re: iptables/vmalloc issues on alchemy

To: Dan Malek <>
Subject: Re: iptables/vmalloc issues on alchemy
From: Thiemo Seufer <>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 01:52:45 +0200
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Dan Malek wrote:
> On Apr 28, 2005, at 5:22 PM, Christian Gan wrote:
> >..... Again it would be okay if I used
> >kmalloc or if I disabled CONFIG_64BIT_PHYS_ADDR.
> An Au1500 or Au1550 isn't likely to work with this disabled.
> PCI and other peripherals exist in the 36-bit space, unless you
> disable them.  I suspect all of this got broken with the dynamic
> exception handler building.  Prior to that, I suspect it works
> fine.  I guess we need to do some regression testing ....

I took the code from 2.4 for 36bit support, without the means of testing
the result. There was no support for it in the 2.6 CVS at
that time, but some people apparently had uncontributed patches.


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