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Re: paddr_t change to 64-bits

On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 08:33:23PM +0100, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> Hi
> the recent change to arch/i386/include/types.h which forces paddr_t to be
> 64-bits for userland has (I think) broken my xserver which passes a
> structure agp_allocate with ioctl which contains a paddr_t. The kernel is
> expecting this to be 32-bits but the xserver passes 64-bits and the ioctl
> is now unrecognized (as the size is embedded in the cmd value)

It sounds more to me like the struct agp_allocate is broken.  If a physical
address is 64 bits, then it's 64 bits.

Thor Lancelot Simon                           
  "All of my opinions are consistent, but I cannot present them all
   at once."    -Jean-Jacques Rousseau, On The Social Contract

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