[Fw: Re: [PC-BSD Dev] vmap()-like kernel interface ] - call for review

Denise H. G. darcsis at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 05:02:51 PST 2009

>>>>> "Mario" == Mario Pavlov <freebsd at abv.bg> writes:

    >> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 1:04 PM, Mario Pavlov  wrote:
    >>> Hi, please find the attached e-mail
    >>> regards mgp
    >>> P.S. thanks, PC-BSD team
    >> I'm not a kernel dev, but I noted that pmap_unmapcontig doesn't
    >> take into consideration when va is NULL; I know it's bad driver
    >> programming if uncontig is implicitly called with NULL, but there
    >> should be some error handling or something here (a NULL deref
    >> will occur in pmap_qremove, which will cause a panic). Thanks,
    >> -Garrett

    Mario> Hi, looks like most people just ignored this email. I am sure
    Mario> you all are very busy and you don't have time for everything
    Mario> but please try to find some time and review this work. People
    Mario> made an effort ... don't just throw it away. You know, many
    Mario> people long for 64bit driver. here's the attachment:
    Mario> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-amd64/attachments/20090213/567e04b7/PC-BSDDevvmap-likekernelinterface.eml

    Mario> thank you

    Mario> regards, mgp _______________________________________________
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Does this have something to do with Nvidia amd64 driver?
I am not very familiar with kernel stuff... But I know that Nvidia amd64
driver badly needs some work on some kernel ABIs.

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