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SubjectRe: Cache incoherencies
On Thu, Aug 26, 1999 at 02:13:53PM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> Sounds interesting, but implementing this is beyond my current knowledge
> of Linux internals.
> I think I'll first implement vmalloc_uncached for my specific machine, so
> at least I can make sure I have a working net driver for now, but I'll
> need help to implement the kind of solution you are talking about.

vmalloc isn't a good general solution as it allocates non-continguous
physical pages. It also would require drivers to walk page tables and
you know Linus' opinion about that ...


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