Re: Atari TT (next)
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On 09/01/12 00:05, Michael Schmitz wrote:
Hi Alan,I understand, but the STRAM allocator is broken. It gives out TT-RAM. It should never do that on a TT.The ST-RAM allocator is used by a number of drivers, some of those could actually use TT-RAM fine. But making the allocator fail instead of returning TT-RAM would be an option.
Yes, adding a flag to say ONLY_STRAM would work. But the function itself is called atari_stram_alloc()/free(). And if that goes allocating TT-RAM there's a function name problem there. Very confusing.
You may have to pare the kernel down to the bare minimum (i.e. modularize about everything you don't need to boot to initrd). Not sure where the limit for this is these days.Already tried that. Still too big, because we need buffers from STRAM too.What buffers? Filesystem buffers should be fine in TT-RAM. atafb buffer requirement could be reduced by using a low-res video mode perhaps (just to get past this point initially).
I'll try again as I probably didn't try after getting past the unexpected interrupt issue. Alan. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-m68k" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html