lnc0 in VmWare doesn't work

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at freebsd.org
Tue Aug 17 11:00:38 PDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 04:33:23PM +0100, Rob MacGregor wrote:
> On Tuesday, August 17, 2004 3:28 PM, Brian Fundakowski Feldman
> <mailto:green at freebsd.org> danced on the keyboard and produced:
> > Why aren't you reading what I posted?  If lnc doesn't work,
> > it's probably
> > because there's some extra constraint on the usable memory range that
> > is incorrectly specified in the driver.  You should try to get VMWare
> > to give you information on that, since you're a customer.
> Ah, my bad.  I did read what you posted, but saw another post that reported a
> breakage, but didn't appear to reference VMWare.
> Having a closer look, it *does* reference VMWare.  I'll go flag the bug up on
> their boards.  Sorry.

Thanks; Occam's razor says that this is almost certainly due to the fact
that the new contigmalloc allocates from the top instead of the bottom
of the range you give it.

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