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Re: PAE and i386 kernel

In article <>,
Matthias Scheler  <> wrote:
>On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 03:40:21PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
>> > Thanks for the answer.  Is there any idea what would be required
>> > to support it for i386 kernels?
>> AFAIK the bootstrapping code.
>What about bus_dma() support? Can NetBSD/i386 already handle
>DMA to 64-bit addresses?

It would need to limit dma buffers to below 4GB. This needs to be fixed
anyway (read the comment in the DRM code).


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