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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc:Fix rheap alignment problem

On Jul 1, 2006, at 5:25 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 05:21:06PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2006-07-01 at 14:35 +0800, Linux powerpc wrote:
>>> Yes, it was used for allocating dual port RAM for CPM. And now
>>> we are
>>> adding QE support to powerpc arch which need to use rheap(QE is next
>>> generation for CPM). Please see the patches I <>
>>> just posted for 8360epb support. Moreover, previous CPM support is
>>> adding to powerpc arch too.
>> Ok, well, I don't have anything specifically against that code, I was
>> just wondering if it may not duplicate something we already have (yet
>> another space allocator basically)...
> Yepp. Without looking at the rheap allocator in deatail, any reason
> it can't use lib/genalloc.c?

Doing a quick glance at lib/genalloc.c I dont see any reason we
couldn't use it. However, Panto will know best, since he wrote rheap.

- k
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