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    SubjectRe: [parisc-linux] Untested port of parisc_device to generic device interface
    On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 09:01:29PM -0500, J.E.J. Bottomley wrote:
    > Actually, so would I. I can suspect why there might exist machines like this
    > (say the consistent attribute is settable at the pgd level)

    well, there's a limited amount of space available for consistent mappings
    on some machines. it's basically the same as the vmalloc space. i think
    the best way to handle this is simply to fail to initialise if you can't
    get the consistent memory you need.

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