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SubjectRe: pte_pagenr/MAP_NR deleted in pre6
On Thu, Aug 17, 2000 at 12:41:52PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:

> ISA is a dead hardware technology and therefore how it works is pretty
> much fixed in stone.
>
> Perhaps some older MIPS machines supporting ISA could benefit from
> an API similar to the PCI dma stuff, as Alan mentioned. But that is
> the only case which has any merit in my mind.

ISA isn't really a consideration for MIPS. All that ISA hardware
couldn't be supported by treating it the same as on a x86 system. That's
not top efficient but justified given the importance of ISA for MIPS
boxes - nearly NIL.

Ralf
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