Subject: Re: UVM & PMAP_NEW
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/17/1998 10:58:06
On Sun, 16 Aug 1998 17:17:22 -0700  Jason Thorpe wrote:

> 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.

Ahah.  Yet another summer project (after all, it's only winter down
here) unless someone beats me to it...

Do you have any simple hints for someone who knows a little MIPS and no
Alpha at all?