Subject: Re: KVA pitfall in initarm()
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Toru Nishimura <email@example.com>
Date: 01/05/2005 11:15:37
Richard Earnshaw firstname.lastname@example.org commented;
> There certainly is an assumption that the pages of the kernel text and
> data have a 1:1 correspondence between the image loaded at boot and the
> pages after mapping.
ldscript.evbarm has the following lines. It can certainly be called as a bug.
/* Adjust the address for the data segment to start on the next page
. = ALIGN(0x8000);
- comment says wrong.
- 16KB data segment base alignment bogs down a machine when new TLB layout
Toru Nishimura/ALKYL Technology