Re: [PATCH]: linux-2.5.30uc0 MMU-less patches

gerg (
Sat, 03 Aug 2002 01:54:26 +1000

Hi Dave,

Dave Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 03, 2002 at 01:29:55AM +1000, gerg wrote:
> > Yep, there sure is some crap in there :-)
> > Obviously left over from the original copy out
> > from arch/i386/
> >
> > I have cleaned all that silly stuff out for the
> > next patch.
> With the silly nits like that aside, it leaves just the
> more serious 'issues' such as those brought up by Willy
> earlier.
> The whole idea of a seperate mmnommu (or was it nommumm/ ?)
> directory seemed a bit odd-looking too. (Asides from the
> horrible name)

It surely is a horrible name :-)

> I didn't check the code in detail, but
> is there really that little that can be shared between
> the regular mm/ ?

No, there is actually a lot in common. Probably something
like 70%. This is really a question of organization.

I would much prefer to see the non-mmu support in with mm.
But it would mean a few #ifdef's in there to allow for
the differences.


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