Re: pte_pagenr/MAP_NR deleted in pre6

From: Ralf Baechle (
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 09:31:44 EST

On Thu, Aug 17, 2000 at 12:36:51PM -0700, Kanoj Sarcar wrote:

> > Except for the x86 36bit abortion do we need a long long paddr_t on any
> > 32bit platform ?
> >
> > Sparc32, mips32...
> >
> Not for Indys on mips32. Is there a mips32 port on another machine
> (currently in Linux, or port ongoing) that requires this?

No. Right now mips32 assumes that all memory is accessible in KSEG0 which
limits it to 512mb - $\epsilon$. I don't know of any 32-bit CPU
configuration which supports memory than that and for 64-bit processors
the policy should be to use mips64 - it's so much saner.

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