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SubjectRe: ioremap()/PCI sickness in 2.4.18-rc2 (FIXED ALMOST)
On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 04:51:00PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> "Jeff V. Merkey" wrote:
> > regions of memory. I would propose that the maintainer of
> > vmalloc.c look at using 48 bit PTE entries or some other solution
> > as a way to alloc larger virtual address frames when the system has
> > a lot of physical memory. It's seems pretty lame to me for a machine
> > with 2 GB of physical memory not to have at lest 256 MB of address space
> > left over for address mapping.
>
> Instead of constantly trying to map >32-bit addresses onto 32-bit
> processors, why not just get a 64-bit processor?
>
> One constantly runs into limitations with highmem...
>
> Jeff

Sigh .... I am only using 2 GB on a 4GB capable processor (actually
a 64 GB capable processor). Looks like a patch is needed. Who is
maintaining vmalloc.c at present so I know who to submit a patch
to?

Jeff


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