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SubjectRe: HIGH MEMORY access

On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Lyle Coder wrote:

> Should there be a consistent API to do these kind of things? For
> example, we will need to read high memory for MPS tables, ACPI tables
> too (not just IOAPIC registers)... maybe if we had a consistent API
> for all of this, it would make it cleaner... or is this already there?
> Is this what kmap (or io_remap) is supposed to do?

kmap is the way to go, although this is only necessery if the physical
address can be bigger than 1GB. Is this the case?

-- mingo


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