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Re: Execute-in-Place (XIP)

To: Chris Boot <>
Subject: Re: Execute-in-Place (XIP)
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:29:12 +0100
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On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 10:02:40AM +0100, Chris Boot wrote:

> Due to the puny amounts of RAM (2MB) on my board, I'm going to have  
> to use XIP so that RAM isn't being taken up by kernel code. I was  
> looking around for MIPS XIP patches and all I could find was in the  
> linux-vr tree which seems, well, dead.

The linux-vr tree is kept online for people to dig out the goodies which
may be left in there :-)

> Does anyone know of any more  
> recent patches or should I undertake the work of porting the patch to  
> a more recent 2.4 kernel?

I guess you'll have to do that.  The alternative would be to port the
2.6 ARM XIP_KERNEL implementation.


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