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SubjectRe: ioremap()/PCI sickness in 2.4.18-rc2 (FIXED ALMOST)
"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...


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