Re: [patch -mm series] ia64 specific /dev/mem handlers

From: Jes Sorensen <jes_at_wildopensource.com>
Date: 2005-03-03 23:53:37
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> writes:

Andrew> jes@trained-monkey.org (Jes Sorensen) wrote:
>>  This patch introduces ia64 specific read/write handlers for
>> /dev/mem access which is needed to avoid uncached pages to be
>> accessed through the cached kernel window which can lead to random
>> corruption.

Andrew> This patch causes hiccups on my ia32e box.

Andrew> linux:/home/akpm# /usr/sbin/hwscan --isapnp zsh: 7528
Andrew> segmentation fault

Weird, I'll take a look.

Thanks,
Jes

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