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    SubjectRe: acenic >4gig sendfile problem
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    But...

    sendfile() doesn't support >4gig anyway - does it?
    that's the (yet unimplemented) sendfile64()

    roy

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    Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, Datavaktmester

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    They stop working when you open Windows.

    On Monday 24 June 2002 17:31, Jes Sorensen wrote:
    > >>>>> "Dave" == Dave Hansen <haveblue@us.ibm.com> writes:
    >
    > Dave> When doing sendfile with my acenic card on my 8xPIII-700 and PAE
    > Dave> running 2.4.18, I'm getting all zeros in the files being
    > Dave> transmitted. Running the Redhat 2.4.18-4 kernel fixes the
    > Dave> problem. I saw this entry in the rpm's changelog: * Sat Aug 25
    > Dave> 2001 Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com> - fix the acenic driver bug
    > Dave> that caused random kernel memory being sent out on the wire, on
    > Dave> x86 systems with more than 4 GB RAM.
    >
    > Actually I think you're hitting a bug in pci_map_page() rather than in
    > the acenic.driver.
    >
    > Try the patch from Ben LaHaise included below.
    >
    > Jes
    >
    >
    > ------- Start of forwarded message -------
    > Resent-Message-Id: <200206102358.g5ANwbx23959@toomuch.toronto.redhat.com>
    > Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 19:56:44 -0400
    > From: Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@redhat.com>
    > To: Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo@conectiva.com.br>,
    > Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
    > Subject: highmem pci dma mapping does not work, missing cast in
    > asm-i386/pci.h Message-ID: <20020610195644.C13225@redhat.com>
    > Mime-Version: 1.0
    > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
    > Resent-From: bcrl@redhat.com
    > Resent-Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 19:58:37 -0400
    > Resent-To: jes@wildopensource.com
    >
    > Hello all,
    >
    > There's a missing cast in pci_map_page that causes 64 bit capable
    > drivers to access the wrong memory for highmem pages. Please
    > include the patch below to fix it.
    >
    > -ben

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