Subject: Re: UVM & PMAP_NEW
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/16/1998 17:17:22
On Mon, 17 Aug 1998 08:51:04 +1000 
 Simon Burge <> wrote:

 > I notice that a UVM kernel at least boots on the pmax now (ref, Jason
 > in late May this year), but I didn't see any mention of PMAP_NEW either
 > in the source tree or on this list.  I take it that no one's yet done a
 > port of the Alpha's new pmap module to mips yet?

Porting the Alpha pmap to the MIPS would be a lot more than adding
PMAP_NEW support.  PMAP_NEW could be fairly easily added to the MIPS
pmap, but the MIPS pmap is buggy and poorly-structred, IMO.

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