PATCH for displaying pages [was: Re: PATCH: [olh at kdb and softirqs]]

Keith Owens kaos at
Wed Mar 24 08:01:52 EST 2004

On Tue, 23 Mar 2004 12:07:35 -0600,
linas at wrote:
>+++ kdbm_pg.c   2004-03-23 11:59:26.000000000 -0600
>@@ -490,10 +490,12 @@ out:
>-#ifdef CONFIG_X86
>+#if    defined(CONFIG_X86) | defined(CONFIG_PPC64)
> /* According to Steve Lord, this code is ix86 specific.
>  * Patches to extend it to other architectures will be
>  * greatefully accepted.
>+ * I think the above comments are crazy. I think this
>+ * works fine for all arches.  At least for ppc64.

kdbm_memmap does not work on ia64, it oopses.  When I discussed this
with Steve Lord, he said he wrote the code for i386 only.  The problem
may be the lack of DISCONTIG support, I do not know the vm subsystem
well enough to change it.

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