Re: Reserving large amounts of RAM for busmastering PCI card.
Jeff Garzik (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 18:05:03 -0400
Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> > Since the 2.4 kernels introduce the e820map structure, I'd like to
> > plug into that infrastructure, and create a new type memory segment
> > for this storage (I envisage having more than one segment), but in the
> > 2.4.4 kernel (which I am forced to remain with for quite a while) it
> > seems not to be used apart from set up at boot time.
> Stop reinventing the wheel and take Matt & Pauline's bigphisarea.
Is bigphysarea needed in 2.4? You have alloc_bootmem...
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