Re: [PATCH] (1/2) i386 discontigmem support against 2.4.21pre1: paddr_to_pfn

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 19:12:42 EST

On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 03:35:51PM -0800, Patricia Gaughen wrote:
> It changes all references of node_start_paddr and zone_start_paddr
> to node_start_pfn and zone_start_pfn. This change is required to
> support PAE for i386 discontigmem. It allows a starting address
> for a node or zone to be greater than 4GB. A version of this patch
> is in the 2.4 aa tree and has also been accepted into the v2.5 tree
> starting with 2.5.34.
> I've tested this patch on the following configurations: UP, SMP, SMP PAE,
> multiquad, multiquad PAE, multiquad DISCONTIGMEM, multiquad DISCONTIGMEM PAE.
> Any and all feedback regarding this patch is greatly appreciated.

The patch looks cool. If it was inline in the mail instead of beeing a
mime-attachment everyone could even see that easily 8)

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