Re: [PATCH] Fix broken debug output reserve_region_with_split()

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 04:31:08 EST

On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, David Miller wrote:
> From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 19:54:33 -0700
> > I pointed out that we should use the flags to determine formatting
> > options, e.g. I/O space is only 16 bits on x86.
> It's 64-bit on sparc64 :-)
> There's also the bit where we use a 32-bit resource_t on sparc32
> but encode the top 4-bits of the 36 bit physical I/O address in
> the resource flags member.

So wouldn't it be better to switch those sparc32 configs to a 64-bit
resource_t? I think all other platforms with 36-bit physical addresses went
that way.

With kind regards,

Geert Uytterhoeven
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