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Re: [microblaze-uclinux] [patch] boot memory allocator cleanup
At Sun, 11 Apr 2004 09:38:30 +1000,
John Williams wrote:
> > - add config option for m68knommu style romfs
> not quite sure what you mean - the microblaze already does it mostly in
> the m68knommu way.. with a bit of a hangover from v850 as well :-S
Yes, it does it in the m68knommu way, but there is no option to
disable it. that is, if you don't have romfs image not concatenated
to kernel image, you are doomed. currently armnommu does have the
> > and possibly
> > - discon mem support
> What's this mean? Multiple zones for discontiguous memory regions?
yes. we are currently assuming that memory region doesn't have any
gap. i don't think we need this capability right now, because we can
configure the hardware. but i'd like to play with it ;)
> > the first patch, which is attached to this email, just move functions
> > from arch/microblaze/kernel/setup.c to arch/microblaze/mm/init.c. No
> > functionality has been changed yet.
> > this patch affects everybody using microblaze port, so I'd like to ask
> > for comments and suggestions.
> I'll give it a run and let you know in a day or two. It's the easter
> long weekend here, I'm not supposed to be working! :-)
ah! since i left the states i'm too far away to hear those
holidays. We don't have it here in Japan. I miss it now.
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