consistent_alloc() revisited

Matt Porter porter at
Wed Jul 17 01:23:26 EST 2002

On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 10:09:03AM -0400, Dan Malek wrote:
> David Gibson wrote:
> > 	c. be able to use highmem pages
> You think there will be non-coherent processors with this much memory? :-)

I guess you're kidding, but to be clear to everybody, the 440GP does
handle up to 2GB of DDR.  I run my ref platform with 1GB using highmem.

To be fair, I don't like this proliferation of non-coherent processors
(especially in the high-end PPC application space) any better than you
do. :-/

Matt Porter
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