svn commit: r230747 - stable/8/sys/conf

Marius Strobl marius at
Sun Jan 29 15:00:32 UTC 2012

Author: marius
Date: Sun Jan 29 15:00:31 2012
New Revision: 230747

  MFC: r204556
  Update a comment to reflect reality and explain why we're using the
  medany code model.

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/sys/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/amd64/include/xen/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/cddl/contrib/opensolaris/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/contrib/dev/acpica/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/contrib/pf/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/sys/conf/
--- stable/8/sys/conf/	Sun Jan 29 15:00:31 2012	(r230746)
+++ stable/8/sys/conf/	Sun Jan 29 15:00:31 2012	(r230747)
@@ -54,7 +54,8 @@ INLINE_LIMIT?=	15000
-# For sparc64 we want medlow code model, and we tell gcc to use floating
+# For sparc64 we want the medany code model so modules may be located
+# anywhere in the 64-bit address space.  We also tell GCC to use floating
 # point emulation.  This avoids using floating point registers for integer
 # operations which it has a tendency to do.

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