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    SubjectRe: Confirmation request about new 2.4.x. kernel limits
    On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 05:44:46PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 08:27:49AM -0800, Tim Wright wrote:
    > > you are correct in saying that ia32 systems don't have IOMMU hardware, but
    > > it's unfortunate that we don't support 64-bit PCI bus master cards, since
    > > they're inexpensive and fairly common now. For instance, the Qlogic ISP SCSI
    > > cards can do 64-bit addressing, as can many others. Has anybody taken a look
    > > at enabling this ?
    >
    > Problem is that it needs a driver interface change and cooperation from the
    > drivers.
    >
    > -Andi

    I thought as much. Sounds like 2.5 material really, although it might be
    interesting to see if I can make a patch to play with.

    Regards,

    Tim

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