Re: [patch 0/5] Physical mode SAL calls

From: Horms <>
Date: 2006-10-24 10:46:50
On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 10:15:58AM -0500, Jack Steiner wrote:
> SN systems support additional vendor-specific SAL calls. Some
> of these pass kernel addresses to SAL for input or output buffers.
> At a minimum, these buffer addresses need to be converted to 
> physical addresses if SAL is run in physical mode.
> In addition, I think there may be additional problems with our SAL
> if we try to run only in physical mode. I'll take a look.....

Thanks. These patches do seem to work fairly well on my Tiger 2.
But its obviously a fairly tricky area.


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