Subject: Re: NetBSD/dreamcast shl.x GENERIC ram_start addr
To: Hiroki Minematu <>
From: Gregory McGarry <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/20/2001 16:54:26
Hiroki Minematu wrote:

>  please teach me why NetBSD/dreamcast have different addr on
> shl.x and GENERIC config file. So shl.x file has `ram : o = 0x8C010000,'
> and GENERIC file has `IOM_RAM_BEGIN=0x8c000000'.
>  IOM_RAM_BEGIN is refered as KERNBASE on locore.s.
>  why are there two constants defined by different values with default
> dist, or it is correct and there are some magic?

The first 64KB of RAM is for exception handlers,
so the kernel text is offset.

	-- Gregory McGarry <>