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Re: [PATCH 2/2] Loongson: disable FLATMEM

To: Wu Zhangjin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Loongson: disable FLATMEM
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2009 15:58:46 +0000
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Original-recipient: rfc822;
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User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-08-17)
On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 02:55:42PM +0800, Wu Zhangjin wrote:

> With FLATMEM, The STD(Hibernation) for Loongson will fail, and there are
> also some other problems(break the files) when using NFS or CIFS(samba).
> And as the config help of SPARSEMEM says:
> "This option provides some potential performance benefits, along with
> decreased code complexity."
> So, to avoid the potential problems of FLATMEM, we disable FLATMEM
> directly and use SPARSEMEM instead.
> Relative Email thread:
> Reported-by: Tatu Kilappa <>
> Signed-off-by: Wu Zhangjin <>

Applied - though I'm not so sure if I can get this one to Linus as
close to a release as we are now.



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