Subject: Re: inconsistency in MD mmmmap() implementations?
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Elad Efrat <elad@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/25/2006 14:15:35
YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> there is nothing wrong to be inconsistent between ports if they have
> different memory layouts.
> eg. "atop(off) >= physmem" can make sense if its memory is
> contiguously mapped from physical address 0.
> (well, maybe the "suser" part should be consistent. but it isn't
> what you are asking, right?)
I'm interested in both knowing if these are not wrong (like you say,
amd64 is wrong, maybe others are too?) and I also want to use kauth(9)
there. So before I'm writing the code I'm verifying that the current
behavior is correct.
> whether each versions are correct or not is a different question. :-)
> at least amd64 version seems wrong. it should be basically the same as i386.
Do you want to fix it? or should we wait for the amd64 port-master?