Re: pgprot_writecombine & shub 1.x

From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-01-20 09:36:41
On Wednesday, January 19, 2005 2:25 pm, David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 14:22:56 -0800, Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@sgi.com>
> >>>>> said:
>
>   Jesse> On Wednesday, January 19, 2005 2:20 pm, David Mosberger
>
>   Jesse> wrote:
>   >> In my opinion, an EFI-based system should respect the
>   >> attribute-restrictions specified in the memory-map.
>
>   Jesse> That makes sense to me.  Seems like we could use a whole new
>   Jesse> arch abstraction for setting memory attributes (wc and
>   Jesse> uncached at the very least) on page ranges, but that's a much
>   Jesse> bigger task.
>
> Absolutely.  Perhaps it would make sense to clean this up once the
> hot-plug stuff has settled down?

Sounds good, though that could be a long wait.  Should we add this new EFI 
call anyway?  Seems like it'll be useful regardless...

Thanks,
Jesse
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