Re: [Fedora-ia64-list] kernel 2.6.16-1.2097_FC6 unbootable on Itanium

From: Grant Grundler <iod00d_at_hp.com>
Date: 2006-03-31 05:54:26
On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 09:16:11AM -0600, Jack Steiner wrote:
...
> The most recent kernel has changed this behavior so that the address will be
> referenced as uncached.
...
> NEW
>         acpi_os_map_memory() unconditionally calls ioremap() to do the
>         mapping
> 
>         ioremap
>                 if (efi_mem_attribute_range(offset, size, EFI_MEMORY_UC))
>                          return __ioremap(offset, size);

Could this be related to the issue of ioremap() vs ioremap_nocache()
that Mathew Wilcox proposed a patch for?

	http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/3/30/251

grant
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