Re: [PATCH 03/11] MIPS: support RAM beyond 32-bit

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On Thu, 12 Oct 2023, Jiaxun Yang wrote:

> > There is a kind of mirror but its physical address start at 0x8000000
> > so beyond the first 512MBytes that are used for KSEG0.
> Really, KSEG0 range is 0x00000000 to 0x20000000, and 0x08000000 to 0x10000000
> is definitely within that range.
> But I'd agree that 0x08000000 to 0x10000000 (32MB) seems too small for kernel
> text and data. So yeah, it makes sense to load kernel into XKPHYS.

 Hmm, my calculation indicates the range shown spans 128MiB, which I think 
is usually suitably large to hold kernel static text and data even for the 
richest configurations.  Regardless, loading into XKPHYS isn't wrong, with 
some platforms we've been doing it for decades now.


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