Subject: Re: pmap_phys_address()
To: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
From: Allen Briggs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/16/2007 09:59:28
On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 12:35:48AM -0400, Michael Lorenz wrote:
> pmap_phys_address() is used to translate tokens returned by mmap*()
> methods to actual physical addresses - usually just a shift or a nop.
> The problem is, in uvm_pmap.h it's declared with an int as argument
> which will cause serious problems on 64bit architectures and possibly
> on some 32bit archs as well.
> For sanity's sake I hereby propose to change its parameter to paddr_t
> since that's what it's fed from all mmap*() methods.
Seems reasonable to me.
Allen Briggs | http://www.ninthwonder.com/~briggs/ | email@example.com