Subject: Re: boot code bloat with 64bit sector numbers
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/10/2003 14:20:53
> When I was trying to squeeze the pmax and alpha (and maybe some others?)
> bootblocks down to size with the introduction of 64 bit daddr_t the
> shift/mask method still required more space than just using 32-bit

Can't alpha do 64-bit divide in hardware? (Are you still talking about
64-bit arithmetic being too large, right?)

Bye	Pavel