[lkml]   [2009]   [Aug]   [2]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/8] sparc: use asm-generic/dma-mapping-common.h and pci-dma-compat.h
From: Ingo Molnar <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2009 13:06:20 +0200

> I'm wondering why sparc32 frees from the middle of the kernel image.
> The way architectures generally do it is to put freeable pages into
> a separate section. That way it does not get mingled with the kernel
> core image area (which stays nicely continuous).

It's conditionally free'able, we actually use the pages
if the system is SMP and has more than cpu 0 installed.

 \ /
  Last update: 2009-08-03 05:23    [W:0.080 / U:6.368 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site