L4 ethernet driver and stack setup

Frank Mehnert fm3 at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Mon Jun 20 16:33:47 CEST 2005


On Monday 20 June 2005 16:32, you wrote:
> So if I want to use the loader to load an task which does for example
> DMA, how do I ensure that the allocated buffers are mapped 1-2-1? I can
> not use the attribute hack with dynamically allocated memory.

Right. Better software than GRUB have some function like virt_to_phys()
which is called for every data buffer. This function can be easily
implemented using the phys_addr feature of the dm_phys dataspace 
manager (see dm_phys/doc for more documentation).

Frank
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