Re: [PATCH]: linux-2.5.42uc1 (MMU-less support)

From: Greg Ungerer (
Date: Wed Oct 16 2002 - 07:49:38 EST

Hi Miles,

Miles Bader wrote:

> Here's a v850 update for 2.5.42uc1.

I have rolled this into, linux-2.5.43uc0.
I have also removed the gdb patches under arch/v850.

> I addressed two of Christoph Hellwig's concerns, (1)
> [barf] and (2) the asm-constant generation mechanism.
> He also complained about using the MD driver &c instead of initrd, but
> I'm not sure what do about that -- it'd be nice to use a `standard'
> solution, but when I originally looked at the initrd stuff, it seemed
> very convoluted and confusing; since earlier lkml discussion had pointed
> to using MD as the nearest thing to the old blkmem device, that seemed
> like the way to go.

I very much like using a specific MTD map driver. I haven't carried
my initrd patches through to the 2.5 code yet. But it was pretty
simple to do for 2.4...


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