RE: [Linux-ia64] Re: [PATCH] head.S fix for unusual load addrs

From: Luck, Tony <tony.luck_at_intel.com>
Date: 2003-05-09 08:27:39
> On Thu, 8 May 2003 10:07:49 -0700, 
> David Mosberger <davidm@napali.hpl.hp.com> wrote:
> >If we do have to go the virtual remapping route, my preference would
> >be to stick the kernel somewhere in region 5 (0xa..).  Has anyone
> >tried that?  It should work fine in principle (modules 
> already live in
> >that space).
> 
> That loses the alt[id]tlb handling for the kernel code and data.  Is
> that going to be a performance problem?

I assume that we are still planning to lock the translations for
the kernel into ITR[0] and DTR[0] ... we can still do this with
the kernel mapped in region 5.

-Tony
Received on Thu May 08 15:42:24 2003

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