Subject: Re: need buffers?
To: None <>
From: Robert Swindells <>
List: port-hpcarm
Date: 09/11/2001 01:14:15
Ted Unangst <> wrote:

>I'm not sure if this is a worthy suggestion, but here goes.  These
>machines are tight on RAM and usually have only memory card storage.  So
>is it necassary to use disk buffers?  This uses 1740 KB of memory possibly
>put to a better use, no?

Maybe. You might still want disk buffers for MicroDrives or NFS mounted
remote file systems.

>Also the kernel conf files have the following two lines:
>options         CPU_SA110        # Support the SA110 core
>options         CPU_SA1110        # Support the SA110 core
>shouldn't these be more like:
>options         CPU_SA1100        # Support the SA1100 core
>options         CPU_SA1110        # Support the SA1110 core


There are places in hpcarm/hpcarm/hpc_machdep.c as well as arm/arm/cpufunc.c
that need the CPU_SA110 option.

You wouldn't need both CPU_SA1100 and CPU_SA1110 anyway.

Robert Swindells