RE: mpt sets 64bit consistent mask yet requires mapping in same 4 GB chunk?!?

From: Moore, Eric Dean <>
Date: 2004-02-14 10:23:34
I will investigate, and see what can be done.
Thanks for your feedback.


> On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 03:52:43PM -0700, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > > I think Alex's second suggestion would be the best--do a single
> > > allocation rather than falling back to a 32 bit consistent mask.
> > 
> > But even with a single allocation, there's nothing to prevent it
> > from crossing a 4GB boundary, is there?
> Since we use buddy allocators everywhere, we'd need to be doing 8GB
> allocations to cross a 4GB barrier.  Of course if we change 
> allocators ...
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