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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make PFN_PHYS return a properly-formed physical address
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Aug 2008 16:45:12 -0700
> Jeremy Fitzhardinge <> wrote:
>> Shall we go with just using plain u64 (or unsigned long long if we want
>> a really consistent type) in the meantime, and then waffle about
>> introducing a new type everywhere?
>> Or we could redefine resource_size_t to be big enough to refer to any
>> resource, including all memory. It's close to being that anyway.
> We could do
> typedef resource_size_t jeremy_thing_t;
> for now and worry about it later if the need arises, perhaps.

OK, I'll revise and repost.

Hm, curiously, the two arches which care most about this issue (x86 and
powerpc) already have phys_addr_t...

I guess we don't want CONFIG_ARCH_HAVE_PHYS_ADDR_T...


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