Re: [Linux-ia64] Fixed addresses in kernel address space

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2001-11-20 04:02:52
>>>>> On Mon, 19 Nov 2001 10:11:08 +0100, Christian Hildner <christian.hildner@hob.de> said:

  Christian> Hi everybody!  For a driver I am writing, I would need
  Christian> access to some storage below e000000004400000. There is a
  Christian> range from e000000004000000 to e000000004400000 that is
  Christian> mapped by the kernel translation but not used in
  Christian> system.map (kernel 2.4.4). Is it possible to use part of
  Christian> this storage or are there restrictions/other usage? Can I
  Christian> rely on this unused storage in the future or is this
  Christian> subject to change?

There should be no need for using absolute addresses.  Please explain
what you're trying to do.

	--david
Received on Mon Nov 19 09:03:02 2001

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