Re: megaraid warnings

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2004-02-18 07:18:07
>>>>> On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 20:09:18 +0000, Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org> said:

  Matthew> On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 12:08:22PM -0800, David Mosberger
  Matthew> wrote:
  >> >>>>> On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 19:58:47 +0000, Matthew Wilcox
  >> <willy@debian.org> said:

  Matthew> This keeps coming up on linux-scsi; basically these are
  Matthew> ioctls that are called by some binary-only (and
  Matthew> x86-binary-only at that) management program.  so if they
  Matthew> want to ship an ia64 version of their management program,
  Matthew> they'll have to fix this; otherwise the addresses are
  Matthew> guaranteed to be in the lower 32 bits of the address space.

  >>  Then why not disable the offending code for 64-bit platforms for
  >> the time being?

  Matthew> Because it works when the x86 app is run in emulation.

Ah, your mail wasn't clear on this.  In that case, I'd suggest to fix
the code as I suggested in the earlier mail.

	--david
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