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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Only show RESOURCES_64BIT on relevant architectures
    From: Kyle McMartin <>
    Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 16:15:49 -0400

    > To quote lolcats: CONFIG_RESOURCES_64BIT DO NOT WANT!
    > I *think* I have the logic of this right... Anyway, I was annoyed by
    > having to do the bloody ugly casts to unsigned long long in
    > arch-specific code. As near as I can tell, we only want this selectable
    > in the case of PAE on x86, and some random PPC and MIPS embedded boards.
    > For everyone else, it should be whatever the value of 64BIT is.
    > And I can be happy and continue using unsigned long and going about my
    > merry business.
    > Signed-off-by: Kyle McMartin <>

    32-bit sparc has 36-bit physical addresses and thus needs
    64-bit resources too
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