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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 ...

    Ralf

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