Re: [Linux-ia64] Pagesize is different between IA32 and IA64

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Date: 2001-11-14 02:15:56

Yeah, as I said to Hideki I'll look into this.  It might take a
day or so, I can only do it in the evenings and I spent all last
night configuring a `named' server (talk about a painfull experience :-(

On Mon, Nov 12, 2001 at 03:58:06PM -0800, David Mosberger wrote:
> But I think the page size problem with brk() is real and can be fixed
> quite easily.  If I understood correctly, the problem is that doing
> something along the lines of:
> 	x = ALIGN_TO_4K(sbrk(8192));
> 	memset(x, 0xff, 4096);
> 	brk(x);
> 	brk(x+4096);	
> might preserve the contents of the page at X on under the ia32
> subsystem of ia64 when in fact it should be cleared to zero.
> Would you be able/interested into looking into this?
> 	--david

Don Dugger
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Received on Tue Nov 13 07:16:35 2001

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