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Date:	Wed, 16 Apr 2008 20:53:59 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Sergei Shtylyov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] natsemi: fix MMIO for PPC 44x platforms

Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> The driver stores the PCI resource address into 'unsigned long' variable before
> calling ioremap()  on it. This warrants a kernel oops when the registers are
> accessed on PPC 44x platforms which (being 32-bit) have PCI memory space mapped
> beyond 4 GB.
> The arch/ppc/ kernel has a fixup in ioremap() that creates an illusion of the
> PCI memory resources are mapped below 4 GB, but arch/powerpc/ code got rid of
> this trick, having instead CONFIG_RESOURCES_64BIT enabled.
> Signed-off-by: Sergei Shtylyov <>
> ---
> Reposting the patch with the typecast, log, and summary corrected.
> This is the same issue as the one that has been recently addressed by commits
> 3c34ac36ac1084e571ef9b6fb1d6a5b10ccc1fd0 (e1000: Fix for 32 bits platforms with
> 64 bits resources) and c976816b6e901341ec3c4653147316c15549a1c4 (siimage: fix
> kernel oops on PPC 44x).  The patch has only been compile tested though...
>  drivers/net/natsemi.c |   10 ++++++----
>  1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)


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