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Re: IP32 and 32bit kernel

Hi Florian,

Il giorno lun, 29/10/2007 alle 15.39 +0100, Florian Lohoff ha scritto:
> I guess xfsdump/restore use some interesting ioctl's which might
> need compat wrappers for the 32/64 bit case. But this is how its
> supposed to work.

Thanks for this clarification, should this wrapper be in the userland
packages? Should I bug the Debian xfsdump? Anyway, I still would like to
understand which are the reasons for providing a 64 bit kernel: is there
any ip32 system with more than 4Gb of memory? Is 64 bit required for
accessing some hardware stuff? Are there any other reason?


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