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Re: paddr_t change to 64-bits

On Mon, 27 Sep 2010, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> 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.

struct agp_allocate from <sys/agpio.h> contains paddr_t and it is the
definition of paddr_t which is broken because <i386/types.h> now defines
it differently for non-PAE kernel (32-bit) and userland (64-bit).


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