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SubjectRe: [PATCH] of: specify initrd location using 64-bit
On 09/13/2012 12:08 AM, Rob Herring wrote:
>> Geert is right here. If it is a physical address, it should be
>> phys_addr_t.
> While generally true, for the DT specific code I think it should be a
> fixed u64. The size of the address is defined by the FDT, not the
> kernel. It is very likely we could have a FDT that specifies addresses
> in 64-bit values, but then we boot a kernel is compiled for !LPAE.
> phys_addr_t is currently sized based on LPAE setting.

If your kernel is 32bit without PAE and your DTB address is >32ibt than
you can't handle it. If you don't notice this in your dt code than you
remap the wrong memory ioremap().

> Rob


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