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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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