Re: Reserving large amounts of RAM for busmastering PCI card.

From: Pete Zaitcev (
Date: Wed Jul 25 2001 - 17:00:18 EST

> Since the 2.4 kernels introduce the e820map structure, I'd like to
> plug into that infrastructure, and create a new type memory segment
> for this storage (I envisage having more than one segment), but in the
> 2.4.4 kernel (which I am forced to remain with for quite a while) it
> seems not to be used apart from set up at boot time.

Stop reinventing the wheel and take Matt & Pauline's bigphisarea.

-- Pete
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