Torben Mathiasen wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 01 2000, Lee Chin wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I had a quick question: An an Alpha machine running Linux, can I use 32 bit
> > devices... like an eepro100 card? The reason I am asking is because in the
> > mm/init.c, paging_init sets up memory in the zones DMA and NORMAL. But the
> > eepro driver does not use the GFP_DMA mask in its allocs or
> > pci_alloc_consistent which means it could be given memory > 4Gb which would
> > cause a problem.
> > I dont have the nessesary hardware to try it out myself, hence the post to
> > the mailing list.
> Sure you can (eepro100), but not all drivers are aware of 64bit architectures.
OK, now a question: does the 8139 driver support Alpha ??
-- ´ The light was brighter ' The grass was greener
- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to email@example.com Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Wed Jun 07 2000 - 21:00:16 EST