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    Just Joined! sjremya's Avatar
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    May 2010

    Memorymap issue in powerpc:can't allocate more than 256MB for DRAM module

    Hi all

    I have an mpc8360e processor (has e300 core and QE) for our networking application. I have to use 1GB DRAM module in my board, but u-boot for powerpc is not supporting that. It is supporting only 256MB DRAM module.

    And in kernel, /proc/meminfo gives me only 256MB.

    Is it a processor limitation? Is there any other way to do memory map, than address translation method?

    Please help me out to solve this


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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    Apr 2009
    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    Sorry, but I don't know about the limitations of this chip. You really need to contact the manufacturer, or distributor, for that sort of information.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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